Re: Olympic Rings Symbol?

Date: Sun Oct 19 2008 - 01:18:53 CDT

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    Dear Leo

    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.

    Yours sincerely
    John Knightley

    Quoting "Leo Broukhis" <>:

    > Hi, everybody!
    > While perusing
    > (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?
    > Leo
    > *) The search for "olympic rings" on
    > returned nothing.

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