Re: Proposal to encode dominoes and other game symbols

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Tue May 25 2004 - 19:30:37 CDT

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    Ken wrote...

    > P.S. Regarding the dominoes per se, I'm coming down on the side of
    > those arguing (as John Cowan has) that the *orientation* of the bones
    > is not significant in the plain text usages. The *characters* to
    > encode here should be for each distinct bone, regardless of
    > orientation.

    That is also my opinion.

    > John that going beyond the double-twelve (for now) is just speculative
    > and not supported by actual use in dominoes books.

    I don't think this is speculative. A photograph of production domino sets
    above 12 is included in the proposal. We might as well add them now as


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