Date: Sun Oct 19 2008 - 01:18:53 CDT
unicode does not encode logo's, to be enoded one requirement for a
symbol is that is not subject to any copyright subscriptions.
A soccer ball by comparision is not a logo.
Quoting "Leo Broukhis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hi, everybody!
> While perusing
> http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/wg2/docs/n3514.pdf (Soccer Ball symbol
> proposal) I've noticed that on Fig. 4c (page 3) there is an Olympic
> rings symbol in the same context as the proposed - and accepted by the
> UTC - soccer ball symbol, making it at least as suitable for encoding,
> if not more, given its international recognition and appeal.
> I find it surprising that it was never* discussed on this list, unless
> it is assumed by everybody that an attempt to deal with the Olympic
> symbolic without the initiative or pre-approval by the IOC will cause
> more trouble than it's worth.
> What are your thoughts?
> *) The search for "olympic rings" on http://www.unicode.org/mail-arch/
> returned nothing.
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