Re: Missing geometric shapes

From: Simon Montagu <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:59:36 +0200

On 11/08/2012 10:47 AM, Michael Everson wrote:
> 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…)

Please take into account that the half-stars should be symmetric-swapped
in RTL text. I attach an example from an advertisment for a movie
published in Haaretz 2 November 2012

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