Bitcoin Forum
December 18, 2017, 03:52:11 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: « 1 [2] 3 »  All
  Print  
Author Topic: Bitcoin symbol accepted for Unicode  (Read 2874 times)
spud21
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 342



View Profile
November 03, 2015, 03:43:08 PM
 #21

I can't wait for the day that the BTC symbol replaces the dollar symbol on my keyboard. Everyone will be using bitcoin by then. This is the start of the whirlwind to main street, when it gets integrated into the established systems like unicode.
1513569131
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1513569131

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1513569131
Reply with quote  #2

1513569131
Report to moderator
1513569131
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1513569131

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1513569131
Reply with quote  #2

1513569131
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1513569131
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1513569131

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1513569131
Reply with quote  #2

1513569131
Report to moderator
Parazyd
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 602


Space Lord


View Profile WWW
November 03, 2015, 03:46:14 PM
 #22

I can't wait for the day that the BTC symbol replaces the dollar symbol on my keyboard. Everyone will be using bitcoin by then. This is the start of the whirlwind to main street, when it gets integrated into the established systems like unicode.

LOL
How will we code if we have no $ sign on our keyboards?
mexxer-2
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 784


Kinda back


View Profile
November 03, 2015, 03:47:35 PM
 #23

I can't wait for the day that the BTC symbol replaces the dollar symbol on my keyboard. Everyone will be using bitcoin by then. This is the start of the whirlwind to main street, when it gets integrated into the established systems like unicode.

LOL
How will we code if we have no $ sign on our keyboards?
Hehe, devs must be having a nightmare from this news. Who knows when BTC might replace $
afriezalie
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 364


View Profile
November 03, 2015, 03:49:33 PM
 #24

Great news. Happy to hear this. I hope we will see bitcoin unicode symbol in key map soon. I can't find bitcoin symbol shortcut in my keyboard Sad. Price is increasing!!!
Parazyd
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 602


Space Lord


View Profile WWW
November 03, 2015, 03:57:35 PM
 #25

I can't wait for the day that the BTC symbol replaces the dollar symbol on my keyboard. Everyone will be using bitcoin by then. This is the start of the whirlwind to main street, when it gets integrated into the established systems like unicode.

LOL
How will we code if we have no $ sign on our keyboards?
Hehe, devs must be having a nightmare from this news. Who knows when BTC might replace $

Gave me a funny idea... Forking JavaScript and beginning to use BTC instead of $ Grin
unamis76
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1386


View Profile
November 03, 2015, 04:21:49 PM
 #26

You guys are thinking way ahead, and that's awesome! Would definitely love to see BTC on my keyboard... Smiley
7788bitcoin
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 770



View Profile
November 03, 2015, 05:44:00 PM
 #27

Another thumbs up from me! Hopefully this will not only standardize the use of the symbol and ready for mainstream to arrive!

.MOYΛ NETWORKS.
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀  ▀  ▀▀  ▀▀▀▀  ▀▀
                    ▄▄█████▄
                 ▄███████████▄
               ▄██████████████
             ▄█████▀▀   ▀█████             ▄▄▄▄▄             ▄▄
           ▄████▀        █████          ▄████████▄         ▄██▀
         ▄████▀          ████         ▄████▀▀▀▀███      ▄███▀
       ▄████▀           ▄████       ▄████▀     ████  ▄████▀
      ▄███▀             █████     ▄████▀        ███████▀
     ▄███▀              █████   ▄████▀           ▀███▀
    ███▀                ▀████▄█████▀
  ▄███▀                  ▀██████▀▀
 ███▀                      ▀▀▀▀
███▀
MOYANWHITEPAPERMOYAN
.
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
...FACEBOOK     TWITTER     LINKEDIN...
▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄
pereira4
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1190



View Profile
November 03, 2015, 06:24:28 PM
 #28

Does it mean we will be able to use it on Android smartphones too? Because im really slow at digital typing and I hate to put "BTC" all the time. I would love to just press on a symbol so people know im talking about BTC. Saves a lot of time and is way more stylish than using 3 big letters. No one says USD 1000 when you can say $1000 right.

Parazyd
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 602


Space Lord


View Profile WWW
November 03, 2015, 06:29:28 PM
 #29

Does it mean we will be able to use it on Android smartphones too? Because im really slow at digital typing and I hate to put "BTC" all the time. I would love to just press on a symbol so people know im talking about BTC. Saves a lot of time and is way more stylish than using 3 big letters. No one says USD 1000 when you can say $1000 right.
U+20BF is now official. It's just a matter of time before the font maintainers put it in their fonts. I'm guessing very soon.
--Encrypted--
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 882

hee-ho.


View Profile
November 03, 2015, 06:35:53 PM
 #30

this is a great news! thanks to the people who made this possible. won't be long before we will be seeing the bitcoin symbol on our keyboards now.

lurking.
notbatman
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1414



View Profile
November 03, 2015, 08:15:39 PM
 #31

http://venturebeat.com/2015/11/03/bitcoin-is-getting-its-own-unicode-symbol/

BTC=U+20BF
Parazyd
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 602


Space Lord


View Profile WWW
November 03, 2015, 08:17:30 PM
 #32


But you're still using the BBcode Cheesy
UserVVIP
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 294


View Profile
November 03, 2015, 08:18:10 PM
 #33


This is awesome! How we wont have to use the btc tags on the forums anymore!
AltcoinInvestor
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 294



View Profile
November 03, 2015, 08:26:05 PM
 #34

Hopefully small bits of good news will keep rolling in so we can keep pumping the price of bitcoins :O
LZ
Staff
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1680


P2P Cryptocurrency


View Profile
November 04, 2015, 04:25:46 AM
 #35

Let's wait for a new version of Unicode. Roll Eyes

kens
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 16


View Profile
November 05, 2015, 05:25:38 AM
 #36

U+20BF is now official. It's just a matter of time before the font maintainers put it in their fonts. I'm guessing very soon.

Unicode 9.0 will be released in June, so you probably won't see official fonts released before then. If you just want a font to play around with, luke-jr has made a font with the Bitcoin symbol in its official place here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3refb4/btc_symbol_added_to_droid_and_console_fonts/

In any case, thank you to the bitcointalk.org participants who helped me with the proposal - the original thread is here if you're curious: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1170902

Ken
freedomno1
Legendary
*
Online Online

Activity: 1372


Activity: 9001 == OP


View Profile WWW
November 05, 2015, 06:27:16 AM
 #37

Thanks for sharing another piece of good news, I'll be looking forward to the next sets of characters in Unicode
And looking at the post above good work Smiley
zPanda
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 104


View Profile
November 05, 2015, 07:00:32 AM
 #38

Definitely a step forward for Bitcoin.
LZ
Staff
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1680


P2P Cryptocurrency


View Profile
November 06, 2015, 10:00:11 AM
 #39

It seems that Unicode guys will list it here soon. Roll Eyes

http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/Unicode-9.0/

SerenaL
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 126


View Profile
November 06, 2015, 10:01:20 AM
 #40

That is really cool. Hopefully we will be seeing people everywhere posting in BTCBTCBTC
Pages: « 1 [2] 3 »  All
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!