The encoding of the Welsh flag
Christoph Päper via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Thu Nov 22 09:27:09 CST 2018
Mark Davis ☕️:
> We have gotten requests for this, but the stumbling block is the lack of an
> official N. Ireland document describing what the official flag is and
> should look like.
Such documents are lacking for several of the RIS flag emojis as well, though, e.g. for from ISO 3166-1 code `UM` (United States Outlying Islands), resulting in unknown or duplicate flags, hence confusion. The solution there would have been to exclude codes for dependent territories becoming RGI emojis. ISO 3166 provides that property.
The fundamental problem of flag emojis, however, is that the most requested ones are those that have no appropriate ISO code element, simply because the people requesting them need them for representing their strive for independence from another entity, or for supranational communities.
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