From: Martin J. Dürst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 05 2011 - 19:32:50 CDT
On 2011/04/05 18:58, Michael Everson wrote:
> On 5 Apr 2011, at 09:40, Michael Everson wrote:
>> "Regular" cards (whether European or North American) *are* historically identical with "esoteric" cards. We unified them on this basis. For my part I think the unification is satisfactory enough (and you know how I am about over-unification). However, if you think that this unification was an over-unification, then perhaps we could work together to disunify them.
> To accomplish this we would need 157characters in addition to the ones already encoded:
> 14 cards in the suit of Roses
> 14 cards in the suit of Shields
I'm not aware of any Roses or Shields (or Acorns or Bells for that
matter) with more than 9 cards per suit. The cards 2 to 5 are
non-existent. Also, there is no queen (the Knight is taken to be
equivalent to the Queen; that by the way will mess up the
But if they don't exist somewhere else, I'm sure somebody somewhere made
them up :-(.
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