At 08:26 +0100 2002-07-05, William Overington wrote:
>If one is reading out the address of a web page, how does one say the U+002F
>character out loud please?
"Slash", "forward slash", and "stroke" are in common parlance.
>Also, how does one say the U+007E character out loud while reading out the
>address of a web page?
"Tilde". Get real, William.
>Then there is U+002E as well.
Which as we all know is "dot" because North American "period" and
European "full stop" impede one another too greatly.
-- Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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