Stationary vs. waving flags (was: Re: Adding RAINBOW FLAG to Unicode)

Doug Ewell doug at
Sun Jul 19 13:39:23 CDT 2015

gfb hjjhjh <c933103 at gmail dot com> wrote:

>> I think a waving white flag is an emoji symbol for
>> "truce/surrender/come in peace", whereas a white rectangle doesn't
>> easily transmit the same idea.
> How about transparent flag?

I'm still not convinced this is a problem that needs to be solved. "A 
flag goes here which your system couldn't display" is all that the base 
character's glyph is trying to convey.

Proposing a new base character will ensure that this solution gets 
delayed by at least another year. Is it really worth it?

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO ����

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