From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 31 2007 - 23:57:49 CST
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Ben Monroe
> Seriously though, out of the over a million code points, not one could
> be given for my surname?
Nothing stops everyone else in the world from doing just what you have done. Or worse: "I write my first name with this character, my first middle name with this character, ..." Or worse, "And I made up this character to represent my opinion of US foreign policy -- I use it all the time" etc.
> I'm not asking you to take my word.
> What kind of documents would you like?
We take your word for it. It's just policy not to encode such things.
> So, if the opposition is so great that the character will not be
> encoded, what are my options?
Maybe get the Japanese Industrial Standards agency to endorse your request by adding it to their standards first?
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