moratorium on repeated discussion of rejected topics

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at
Wed Jun 24 11:16:49 CDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 5:57 PM, Peter Constable <petercon at>

> There is a new thread on the topic of using characters to give abstract
> representation of semantic propositions that can be rendered as sentences
> in various languages — so called “localizable sentences”. This idea has
> been brought up repeatedly over several years now and has gained no
> traction as having potential for a Unicode encoding proposal. To having
> this topic continually re-opened is tiresome; it’s a form of spam on this
> list, degrading the experience for all who come to the list to discuss
> reasonable proposals or to get help with real usage scenarios. I wonder if
> you might want to consider putting a moratorium on further discussion of
> this topic.

​I strongly agree. It is simply a waste of time.​

(Even though I have blacklisted Overington on my email, I still get other
people responding to him.)

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