Re: Unicode copyleft symbol

From: Robert Brady (
Date: Wed May 10 2000 - 11:17:14 EDT

On Wed, 10 May 2000, Doug Ewell wrote:

> I confess that I had never seen nor heard of the copyleft symbol before
> (and I'm a programmer, about to deliver some open-source code!) but
> perhaps its absence from any encoding precludes wider use.

Precisely - the free software movement is historically reluctant to use
the "private use area" or "reserved" fields in standards for fear of
interoperabilty problems.


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