Date: Tue Jan 13 2009 - 11:50:40 CST
Quoting "Andrew West" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 2009/1/12 Rick McGowan <email@example.com>:
>> However, in my opinion there would be significant "practical harm" created
>> by the *addition* of company logos and trademarked symbols. We would
>> certainly see a constant stream of requests to add such characters to the
>> standard, as all those companies would quickly get on the bandwagon and view
>> it as a great source of free advertising and legitimacy. I never
>> under-estimate the ability of corporations to find new ways of getting their
>> names and logos in front of more eyes!
> I know, we could designate Plane 13 as a Corporate Use Area, and
> accept registrations of corporate logos as characters in this plane
> (let's call it the "Corporate Registration Allocated Plane") at $1,000
> a character -- and the money Unicode earns from it could be put
> towards encoding real scripts and characters.
$1,000 is definitely not enough.
Wasn't the expression "Corporate Use Area" used by some in times pass
as a alternative name for the PUA. :-)
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