On 11 Oct 98, at 16:32, Frank da Cruz wrote:
> email@example.com (Kenneth Whistler) wrote:
> > The other place to be looking is APL functional symbols. APL used the
> > underscore productively for the generation of new symbols. If you've got
> > a mathematical set with a large, circular form underscored, it could
> > just as well be U+235C APL FUNCTIONAL SYMBOL CIRCLE UNDERBAR.
> Well I'll be darned -- that's it exactly, at least in appearance. So
> goodbye to this chracter from the proposal. (And thanks for spotting it --
> I don't know how I could have missed it.)
The flaw surely is that there's no APL FUNCTIONAL SYMBOL LATIN SMALL
LETTER A WITH UNDERBAR, or the like. In fact APL uses only capital
letters, and they are never combined with other characters except to
form a second set of underscored letters, if I remember rightly.
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