About cultural/languages communities flags

Andrea Giammarchi andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 15:02:54 CST 2015

Thanks, that was somehow indeed my very first concern. Everyone could claim
an emoji, at that point.

Enough info for me so far, so thanks again.

Best Regards

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Markus Scherer <markus.icu at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 9:54 AM, Andrea Giammarchi <
> andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > if a cultural/language TLD is typed with Unicode RIS, then show the
>> flag for these culture/language:
> This does not work. The "Unicode RIS" are defined to be used in pairs,
> with semantics according to corresponding ISO 3166 alpha2 codes. In your
> examples, each successive pair will encode a flag.
> If you want to represent every flag of every locality, you first have to
> figure out how to catalog and label them. You are mentioning provinces, one
> level down from nation states; I guess there are thousands of them. In much
> of Europe, every little village <http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterstadt>
> has its own flag and coat of arms. Where do you want the text encoding and
> fonts to stop?
> markus
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