From: Christopher Fynn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jan 11 2009 - 04:42:48 CST
A block of 256 characters would be sufficient to handle flags of all
countries with existing ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 codes ~ with enough space
left over for the flags of organizations such as the UN, the IRC, the
EC and a few others.
Michael Everson wrote:
> On 11 Jan 2009, at 01:55, Michael D'Errico wrote:
>> Michael Everson wrote:
>>> Do NOT think that encoding even ONE of the ten flags proposed will
>>> not lead to a huge number of requests for additional characters. And
>>> do NOT think that those requests will not be reasonable.
>> Flags are actually a perfect example that could use the method I've been
>> talking about. If you had FLAG_A through FLAG_Z you could specify any
>> and all country flags with two code points, e.g. FLAG_C FLAG_A for the
>> Canadian flag.
> I would not favour such a scheme. Karl's suggestion of encoding a block
> of two-letter codes makes more sense. (FLAG AA to FLAG ZZ.)
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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