Emoji proposals aren’t notable for their uniform quality. There are guidelines, but essentially the subcommittee approves things they like and don’t approve things they don’t like.
> On 18 Feb 2019, at 12:52, Andrés Sanhueza via Unicode <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > I understand the difference. My question was why it was needed to have both > spirals as different characters instead of a single one that can be either, > as the proposal didn't specify an use case where there is a semantic > difference between each one. > > > El sáb., 16 feb. 2019 a las 11:26, Michael Everson via Unicode > (<email@example.com>) escribió: > > Question: Why both a right and left facing spiral are exactly need? Isn't a > > single one (whose direction is just a glyph variant) enough? There was a > > previous thread that also suggested these very symbols, but otherwise I > > have found no evidence of the specific need for it. > > Clockwise and anticlockwise are not the same thing. > > Michael Everson