It has been four years since Unicode officially accepted the Power Symbols into the standard. Now I’m delighted to announce that users on iOS 14 are finally able to use the full set of Power Symbols. ⏻ ⏼ ⭘ ⏽ ⏾ They’re available to use in the browser, in emails, and messages. Here’s how they […]
On 22 June 2016, Unicode version 9.0 was published. As part of that, 4 new symbols were introduced – and another one was re-purposed. This is the (brief) story of how a couple of geeks added ⏻, ⏼, ⭘,⏽, ⏾ to Unicode! On 2nd Dec 2013, I asked this question on HackerNews I was looking […]
The UTC voted and formally accepted the following characters and code points: Code Point Name Symbol Character 23FB POWER SYMBOL ⏻ ⏻ 23FC POWER ON-OFF SYMBOL ⏼ ⏼ 23FD POWER ON SYMBOL ⏽ ⏽ 2B58 HEAVY CIRCLE* power off symbolx 23FD power on symbol ⭘ ⭘ 23FE BLACK WANING CRESCENT MOON* power sleep symbolx 23FB […]
Our proposal to include the IEC Power Symbols of ⏻ ⏼ ⏽ ⭘ ⏾ in to Unicode was formally discussed today at Unicode Technical Committee 138. So, how did it go? The good news is that the moderator thought the proposal was well formed and that there was no objection to including POWER ⏻ and […]
Our proposal is L2/14-009 on the Current UTC Document Register. Hopefully this means we will be on the agenda for the 3—6 February 2014 meeting.