Michael Everson via Unicode
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Mon Feb 18 08:38:28 CST 2019
Emoji proposals aren’t notable for their uniform quality. There are guidelines, but essentially the subcommittee approves things they like and don’t approve things they don’t like.
> On 18 Feb 2019, at 12:52, Andrés Sanhueza via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> I understand the difference. My question was why it was needed to have both spirals as different characters instead of a single one that can be either, as the proposal didn't specify an use case where there is a semantic difference between each one.
> El sáb., 16 feb. 2019 a las 11:26, Michael Everson via Unicode (<unicode at unicode.org>) escribió:
> > Question: Why both a right and left facing spiral are exactly need? Isn't a single one (whose direction is just a glyph variant) enough? There was a previous thread that also suggested these very symbols, but otherwise I have found no evidence of the specific need for it.
> Clockwise and anticlockwise are not the same thing.
> Michael Everson
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