From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 02 2004 - 09:31:41 CDT
Andrew C. West <andrewcwest at alumni dot princeton dot edu> wrote:
>> I bet if someone took the trouble to look through enough children's
>> literature and driver's testing materials, they could find at least
>> one document that uses the STOP SIGN inline in a sentence, and that
>> could be cited as sufficient evidence that it should be encoded.
> And perhaps Michael would be kind enough to prepare a proposal for
> traffic signs if you asked nicely ;)
> I suggest that everyone interested in the question of encoding symbols
> have a close read of Annex H "Criteria for encoding symbols" in N2652R
> ("Principles and Procedures for Allocation of New Characters and
> Scripts and handling of Defect Reports on Character Names"), as this
> details the criteria against which Michael's dominos etc. proposal
> should be judged.
Annex H of "Principles and Procedures" specifically mentions the STOP
SIGN as an example of a symbol that should *not* be encoded, and that
was exactly my point.
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