adam's grump of the day: icons in fonts (was Re: web-assets-httpd stuck in limbo?)
mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 16 20:41:26 UTC 2014
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 09:13:03AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Then get the Unicode people sign off on treating your special special
> characters as text, otherwise it's just an abuse of the system. If all
> the people who want to do this get together and get a set of agreed upon
> generic icon 'types' defined as Unicode code points - 'U+B540 is a
> preferences icon', or what the heck ever - then fine. As long as people
> are just making it up as they go along, they're 'embracing and
Well, it does seem that they're using the Private Use Areas, which are
specfically reserved for basically this purpose.
The other thing -- getting unicode to include standard symbols -- is
happening. That's why we have 💩 . Yay standards!
Matthew Miller -- Fedora Project -- <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
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