From: John H. Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 08 2007 - 12:17:35 CDT
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.
John H. Jenkins
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