From: Philippe Verdy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 16:37:25 CDT
Why not proposing the historical Christian fish symbol at this date (April
The fish was used and displayed on many monuments and graves, is still seen
on old artistic features (like ceramics) and probably on old scriptures too,
by the first Christians, before the Cross during the Roman Empire before it
converted officially to the Christian religion, and accepted to use the
Cross as an easily recognizable symbol to commemorate those that died on it.
I have not seen any fish in the Unicode standard for now, but there are many
crosses for various Christian churches... May be I have forgotten where it
was? Or is it part of an ongoing proposal for Aegyptian hieroglyphs with
which it could be unified?
For now I can just see "fish tail" characters.
Jon Hanna wrote:
> Michael Maxwell wrote:
> > This was not a joke? I assumed it was a parody of some of the ideas on
> > the Indic list...
> Apparantly it isn't.
> The worse thing about this idea is that it means I have to think up
> something else to propose on 2008-04-01.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Fri Sep 28 2007 - 16:39:47 CDT