Re: Awful Unicode character names (was Re: I-Ching Hexagrams)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Apr 09 2003 - 15:34:29 EDT

  • Next message: Lisa Moore: "IUC24 Call for Papers"

    At 11:34 -0700 2003-04-09, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

    >And in Unicode 1.0 it was called "SYMBOL OF IRAN", which was closer
    >to your description of its use. It was WG2 that insisted on renaming
    >it "FARSI SYMBOL" to get "IRAN" out of the name...


    Fortunately I can breathe easily. I wasn't involved back then....

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Apr 09 2003 - 16:22:44 EDT