Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Mon Apr 3 20:51:53 CDT 2017

Den 2017-04-04 03:21, skrev "Asmus Freytag" <asmusf at>:

> would look like this, if you base your proposal on ligatures rather than
> variation selectors (minimal case A above):
> ▕□︀▨︁□︀▨︁♙︁□︀♛︀▨︁□︀▨︁▏

That line has a lot of VSs in it... (I see them, since they happen to be
visible in the email app I use.)
>  The disadvantage is that the fallback rendering does not line up; but I would
> regard that as a minor issue.

I think Michael regards that non-lineup as a show-stopper.

/Kent K

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