RE: Historic versus modern ASCII quotes

From: Hart, Edwin F. (
Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 08:39:15 EST

I'm not a typographer. However, I believe that the reverse high "99" and
reverse high "9" are glyph variants of the high "66" and high "6" quotation
glyphs, respectively and would be use at the start of a quotation in

Ed Hart

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-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Bochannek []
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 03:44
To: Unicode List
Subject: Re: Historic versus modern ASCII quotes


I am curious to find out who uses the reversed high "9", "99", and
prime marks that are listed in the General Punctuation block.


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