From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 25 2004 - 12:22:35 CDT
At 12:22 -0400 2004-05-25, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > This would be the Major Arcana?
>Yes. AFAIK that term is relatively recent, ca. 1900; "trump" (i.e. "triumph")
>goes back to the Tarot's origin around 1450.
Trump seems to mean something else in English these days.
>On dominoes: I agree that there is no plain-text distinction between domino
Figure 1 shows a distinction being made.
>and that it is appropriate to code each domino only once.
>It would even be possible to code each half-domino only once.
Oh, come on. That is a kludge. Keep it simple.
>If this is not done, I also agree that a single convention such as
>low-end-leftmost should be chosen so that CSS glyph rotation will
>produce consistent results.
CSS glyph rotation? I am astonished. We have not done that with the
multitude of arrows we have encoded. Why would you want to make this
into a script with complex rendering, John?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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