From: David Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Dec 20 2008 - 23:55:33 CST
On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 12:19 AM, Doug Ewell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Japanese cell-phone vendors are using these symbols as plain text
> characters. About this fact, there can be no reasonable disagreement.
I'm not sure how much more needs to be said. Plain text is what people
are using as plain text.
> Well, thank goodness I never suggested any of these.
Then what are you suggesting?
> How, for
> example, are we supposed to distinguish between CHICK and HATCHING CHICK
> unless our fonts and rendering engines (or printed pages) support animation?
It's the difference between a chick and a chick popping out of an egg.
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