From: Chris Jacobs (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 15 2004 - 20:45:05 CDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Tiemann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 10:49 PM
Subject: Re: proposal for a "creative commons" character
> I'm new to this, so I'm not sure the best way to move forward, but let
> me try two ways:
> 1. The Euro symbol is a logo of the new European currency.
Yes, but it is not _just_ a logo. It is a logo which found its way into
plain text. It is quite usual for a plain text to use the euro logo instead
of the EUR currency abbreviation.
> 2. The (cc) symbol is not trademarked, so there is not the kind of IP
> issue as their would be around "usual" logos.
> 3. If there were a "cc" character that could be enclosed by an
> enclosing circle character, then the symbol could be composed from
> Unicode characters. Thus, there would be no logo per se, but a means to
> construct what we want to make a symbol, by usage and acclaim, not a
> logo. But this would be less elegant than a single (cc) character
> because, as the enclosing characters page says, YMMV when using these
> enclosing symbols.
> Is that a start
Just a start, but to get it encoded you need more. Examples of using the cc
logo in plaintext _might_ help.
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