Re: Encoding corporate logos by paid request

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Tue Jan 13 2009 - 11:40:37 CST

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    On Jan 13, 2009, at 5:51 AM, Karl Pentzlin wrote:

    > This idea seems in fact to be noteworthy, while it must be accompanied
    > by some principles.
    > For instance, the price for the first two code points must be high
    > enough
    > (i.e. some USD X0,000) to engage a lawyer to formulate such
    > principles in
    > a way that neither the UTC nor ISO have to bother about legal
    > questions
    > in the future, and Microsoft and Apple must agree in fact to buy
    > these code
    > points for their well-known symbols which occur in the PUA of many
    > fonts.

    I can pretty much guarantee that Apple would not go along with such a
    scheme. Apple has no real desire to have its logo interchanged in
    plain text. (Which leaves the question—which I cannot answer—as to
    why we continue to include it in our fonts.)

    John H. Jenkins

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