Re: Missing geometric shapes

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 08:47:48 +0000

On 8 Nov 2012, at 03:10, Mark E. Shoulson <> wrote:

> We encode *characters*, glyphs that people use (yes, I know I conflated glyphs and characters there.) There are many rating systems out there, yes, but we also don't have to please everyone. I think half-stars see enough in-print usage to make them worth considering, as characters, not as "ratings."

I agree, and will write a proposal if anyone cares to send me examples of in-print usage. (XKCD's handwritten chart kind of doesn't count…)

Michael Everson *
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