From: V Romain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 14 2006 - 08:35:22 CST
Dear Specialists in the Unicode,
That is said in the Unicode website : "Experience has shown that it is
often helpful to discuss preliminary proposals before submitting a
So, I have a question : has someone heard about the inclusion of the
six-points used by martinists as a new character in the Unicode
If possible, that would be similar to a character THEREFORE (U+2234) -
which in fact is too the masonic three-dots (the Martinists are often
Free-Masons) - "on" the character BECAUSE (U + 2235).
The six-points forms a regular hexagon that today the martinists are
making with an image inserted in their documents, which is long and
constraining. Any martinists used solutions of replacement : for
SI (without any points)
or S::: I::: (with six points but without hexagon)
or S.::. I.::. (the same)
This symbol probably dates from the beginning of the XVIII-th century.
One finds it written in many books.
About martinism : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martinism
Excuse me, please, for all the solecisms and barbarisms I have
committed here. I'm French and not at all fluent in English. Neither a
martinist, to say the truth, but interested as a linguist by this
-- Vaissermann Romain Assistant in linguistics at the University of Provence 1 rue Saint-Jean-le-Vieux F-84000 AVIGNON 33 4 90 82 50 12 (tÚl. + fax) 33 6 71 00 28 79 email@example.com
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