Which it what happens at the moment, so it wouldn't be backwards
No, it wouldn't - but does anyone really think that matters?
Only to the extent it's worthy of a line in the release notes.
I send myself short emails with leading punctuation in the Subject field
to categorise them, e.g. `+'. I don't use `^', but it's not that
impossible given its `up arrow', `top of the list', `important',