Re: Ångstrøm symbol

From: Stefan Persson (alsjebegrijptwatikbedoel@yahoo.se)
Date: Wed Feb 19 2003 - 10:15:20 EST

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    Doug Ewell wrote:

    >As Stefan Persson already observed, U+212B ANGSTROM SIGN (Å) exists in
    >Unicode alongside U+00C5 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE (Å) only
    >because both characters were present in some legacy character set with
    >which Unicode had to maintain round-trip compatibility.
    >
    >
    Does anyone know which legacy character set we're talking about? I can
    only think of character sets including one of them.

    Stefan

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