Re: Religous symbols (Re: Uppercase ... )

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu May 10 2007 - 03:07:02 CDT

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    At 20:24 -0700 2007-05-09, John Hudson wrote:

    >>Similar characters are already encoded in the Coptic block.
    >So I see, but since this set introduces a specifically Coptic
    >chi-rho symbol as distinct from the Miscellaneous Symbol CHI RHO
    >U+2627, I don't think there should be any problem encoding the
    >staurogram as a symbol, especially as the typical evolved form is
    >more pictographic than alphabetic.

    I agree. I'd prefer the name be more atomic than STAUROGRAM though.
    Cf. Coptic. But I haven't seen your examples. (You can show me
    off-line if you wish.)

    Michael Everson *

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