Date: Fri Jan 09 2009 - 21:08:01 CST
Quoting "Mark Davis" <email@example.com>:
> On the FLAGs, we have paid attention to what you said, and opened
> issue #58 for it so that we wouldn't lose it.
> This was one where we didn't take any action yet because this was an
> area where the UTC had already given us direction, and we figured it
> would probably take some discussion there in any event.
> Mind you, I don't think anyone particularly cares what we call these
> beasties. It could be EMOJI SYMBOL FOR RUSSIAN LOCALIZATION (or
> COMPATIBILTY EMOJI FLAG SYMBOL FOR RUSSIAN), or whatever. They are
> being used as proxy for choosing localizations, but such use of
> country flags is strongly discouraged in localization best practices.
> We have no interest in country flags beyond what we need for
> compatibility with the emoji sets!
But others, in fact probably most of the human race do have an
interest a wider interest in flags.
> And so if it seems likely that that would be the consensus on of the
> UTC, we could go ahead and put it in the working proposal.
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