Hoefler Text Ornaments

James Kass jameskass at code2001.com
Tue Jul 26 17:38:07 CDT 2022

On 2022-07-26 3:49 PM, Steve Downey via Unicode wrote:
> For another decorative set to be encoded, I
> think there would need to be evidence of a body of text using those symbols
> for which there is a desire to re-encode today, such that without encoding
> the symbols meaning would be lost. It's a deliberately high bar.

There were several steps along the way to getting webdings/wingdings 
encoded in The Standard.  Here's a link to an updated proposal from 2011:


The introductory text delves into the rationale for encoding and might 
be of interest to anyone contemplating submitting proposals for similar 

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