Re: Proposal to encode dominoes and other game symbols

From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin (
Date: Tue May 25 2004 - 12:30:48 CDT

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    On 2004.05.25, 15:15, Peter Constable <> wrote:

    >> "... during the first half of the 20th century the Joker cards
    >> became two (usually one red and one black...
    > Is there an expectation here that supporting the playing cards will
    > require polychromatic font technology?

    No more than chess figures (which may be also red and black, not
    always white and black). Pairs of "filled and not filled" figures
    standing for real life colors are usual in simple text situation.
    Remember copying chalk board diagrams to white paper notebooks?

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