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On Thu, 2 Sep 2004 13:29:14 -0400, Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>How about making it a _real_ sun, with rays (spreading over
>and enlightening the whole world) -- cf. the Uruguayan flag--
>http://www.geographic.org/flags/new1/uruguay_flags.html
>(or the Argentine, at the same website, but Uruguay's sun looks a bit nicer
>IMO)
>replacing the little face with our correct (not stylized) hieroglyph? BTW,
>is the hieroglyph the formal (carved/painted) version, or a script/demotic
>one? If the latter, I'd then probably prefer the formal version.

Yay! I love the rays idea.

>I also like the idea behind your minimalist design, but perhaps the bicolor
>oval could be replaced with the sun+hieroglyph; in this case, any two colors
>would be OK with me, yea, even the purple and black. Purple+black+gold-- in
>fact quite regal IMO.

How 'bout a rectangle instead of an oval? Look at the zhi for "mouth".
Anyway, a sun in the middle of a bicolor flag would do well, and let's add
rays to make it better!

And I agree. Quite regal.

Ben