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Bitcoin Symbol Snubbed For Unicode Inclusion
« on: July 24, 2016, 11:56:59 AM »
"International standards organizations have agreed to only include Unicode-accepted symbols to be given their own fonts and keyboards buttons. For a currency symbol to be left out of Unicode, it means that no one has a way to display prices properly on their screen for items priced in that currency. It is hard to imagine a more necessary standardization for Bitcoin to obtain.

Last October, Bitcoiner Ken Shirriff submitted the classic B symbol with two vertical lines through it as the Unicode symbol for the bitcoin currency and was told that it had been accepted. One month to the day after his submission, Adobe employee and Unicode representative Ken Lunde tweeted that Shirriff’s application had been accepted:"


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