Re: Uppercase ▀ is coming? (U+1E9E)

From: John H. Jenkins (jenkins@apple.com)
Date: Tue May 08 2007 - 12:17:35 CDT

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    On May 8, 2007, at 6:43 AM, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:

    > Similarly, years ago, I noted that I thoughtŚand still thinkŚthat
    > the Nazi swastika should be encoded, for similar historic reasons.
    > It was not just an important symbol of the times, but I seem to
    > think it found its way into text uses as well (as a dingbat, to be
    > sure, but still used).
    >

    Despite the fact that Unicode is intended to be descriptive and not
    prescriptive, I think the political ramifications of adding the Nazi
    swastika to the standard are such that we're probably best off not
    heading down that road for a long, long, long time.

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    John H. Jenkins
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