From: Andrew C. West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 08:20:19 CDT
On Wed, 26 May 2004 13:09:43 +0100, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 04:40 -0700 2004-05-26, Andrew C. West wrote:
> >But we're not encoding dominos per se, but rather encoding
> >representations of domino pieces in textual contexts. Whilst
> >pictures of domino sets are interesting, and provide useful
> >background information, I would imagine that examples of the textual
> >usage of domino glyphs is what is required in order for domino
> >characters to be accepted for encoding by the UTC and WG2.
> Be serious. It doesn't take a genius to see that if people are using
> domino characters in text descriptions of domino rules and play and
> that there will be a need for all the major varieties. The 15- and
> 18-tile sets are used in tournament play. Just because someone hasn't
> put them on a web page (in a clumsy graphic) yet doesn't mean that
> it isn't *un*reasonable to wait for them to do so.
Hmm, pre-emptive encoding ... an interesting idea ... I might just have a use
for it in a proposal I'm working on.
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