From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 10 2009 - 18:15:30 CST
On 10 Mar 2009, at 23:50, Michael Everson wrote:
>> It isn't represented as an emoji of a dragon. Although that doesn't
>> stop people, of course, from using pictures of animals to
>> represent the Chinese zodiacal signs, any more than it prevents
>> Western astrologists from using pictures of mythical figures
>> and beasts to represent Western zodiacal signs.
> I don't think it is the same thing. I don't think it is normal or
> expected to draw CJK characters as pictographic symbols. That is
> different from the long [...]
[...] tradition of abstract Western zodiac symbols being represented
by representational glyphs.
(Sorry. It's late.)
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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