RE: Armenian Eternity Sign (proposal)

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 11:07:15 -0700

satai <satai at akauri dot com> wrote:

>> I am sure that in this case "Armenian" does refer to the script
> According to definition, script is "a collection of letters and other
> written signs used to represent textual information in one or more
> writing systems". [] This symbol is not
> an element of a writing system and does not represent textual
> information.

For my part, I only said:
> I always assumed that ARMENIAN in the name of these characters
> referred to the script with which they are usually used, not the
> country of Armenia.

I didn't say the symbols WERE an integral part of the Armenian script,
but that they were usually used WITH it.

Claims that the Unicode-assigned name of a character, script, or block
is biased or racist or prejudiced against a certain group never get very
far with me, I'm afraid.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell ­
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