From: Handwerker, Reinhard (ISS Atlanta) (RHandwerker@iss.net)
Date: Mon Feb 24 2003 - 14:08:31 EST
Correct, but this is actually the symbol being used in German typography where available. Otherwise "oo" is being used as this genealogical symbol.
See http://www.genealogienetz.de/reg/BRG/neumark/unicode2.htm (sic!)
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From: Michael Everson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 13:07
To: Markus Scherer
Subject: Re: symbols for `born' and `died'
At 09:18 -0800 2003-02-24, Markus Scherer wrote:
>Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>>... Similarly, the year of marriage is
>>depicted as two intertwined circles. How will this be represented in
>>Unicode? Are there characters for it?
>For the marriage symbol, U+221E INFINITY should work fine - and
The infinity symbol is not two intelocked rings; it is a single loop.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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