Paul Keinanen wrote:
> While on a hardcopy device the FF and PS should have the same semantics
> (move past the paper perforation on a tractor feed system or load a new
> sheet of paper),
Surely not. Form Feed was designed to separate *pages*, whereas PS
was designed to separate *paragraphs*. Text using PS should not be
printed with one paragraph per page!
Are you thinking that "PS" means "Page Separator"? Unicode does not
define such a character, as FF does the job fine. LS and PS exist
because different systems used different conventions for line
and paragraph breaks.
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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