Gary Roberts wrote:
> > The following position is proposed:
> > Unicode number Glyph Name
> > 007C | VERTICAL LINE
>While I oppose the modification of ASCII, as an academic exercise
>I would suggest that \ at 5C would be the least risk position.
>We already know of several countries that use this code point
>for their currencies, and continue to function.
They may continue to function, but it makes life very difficult. The dual
use of position 5C in JIS201 to represent either \ or Yen symbol depending
on the usage of the content makes conversion to Unicode rather tricky.
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