Additional adoption form on

Leo Broukhis leob at
Thu Dec 17 16:38:21 CST 2015

As far as I'm concerned, the pop-up contents should end with the link
"Read more about codepoint adoption." In your brief description, you
might want to add a proviso about the temporary nature of character

Submitting forms to a 3rd party site is a bad idea.


On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Manuel Strehl <boldewyn at> wrote:
> Hi,
> please let me start by saying, that I think the adoption of characters
> is a very good idea to provide funding for the development of Unicode.
> To promote this idea, I thought it could be worthwhile to place an
> "adopt this codepoint" button on the description pages of code points on
> But before going live with that, I'd love to
> hear feedback, especially if the people in charge of the adoption
> process share my feelings.
> This is the implementation on my staging site as of now (sans a bit
> polishing):
> With Javascript enabled you should see on the right three buttons, the
> last one labelled "Adopt this codepoint". On clicking a dialog opens,
> that provides the same input possibilities that the adoption page on
> shows. Submitting the form leads to the processing form on
> I tried to be sensible and explicit as to how the affiliation situation
> is between and Unicode (there is none) and what happens,
> when the form is filled.
> If the consensus is, that I should go on with this, I'd like to ask some
> follow-up questions:
> * Will the current adoption form stay stable with regard to POST
> parameters it accepts and to its URL?
> * URL: Will the form be accessible by HTTPS in the future?
> * Copy: Is my wording OK? Should I change something (more details,
> legalese, ...)?
> * Can characters be double-adopted? If not, is there a machine-readable
> list, that I can access to remove the button on already adopted code points?
> Thanks for your time and consideration!
> Cheers,
> Manuel

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