From: Andrew West (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 08:14:57 CDT
On 07/08/06, Michael Everson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been proposing symbols piece-meal for years. It would be
> pleasant if it were not as difficult as it has been. Many of the
> symbols we have encoded were put there not because of any particular
> utility, but because they were inherited from other character sets.
> There are gaps which could (and should) be filled.
I agree with Michael on this. Unicode now has quite a large set of
symbols that many people find very useful; but there are still many
common symbols that it would be useful to encode as characters, even
if there is not clear evidence of their use in a plain text context.
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