RE: Tag characters

From: Shawn Steele <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 01:14:57 +0000

I've always been a bit partial to them and found it odd that they are intentionally not included in Unicode. Especially the novel concepts like the repeats.

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From: Unicode [] On Behalf Of Richard Wordingham
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:08 PM
Subject: Re: Tag characters

On Wed, 20 May 2015 17:15:28 -0700
"Asmus Freytag (t)" <> wrote:

> Have there been any discussions of the flag alphabet? (Signal flags).

> It seems to me that when schemes for representing sets of flags are
> discussed, it would be useful to keep open the ability to use the same
> scheme for signal flags -- perhaps with a different base character to
> avoid collisions in the letter codes.

If these are worthy of coding, I think the Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics would be a better model - encode the form, not the semantic.
Braille is another precedent.

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