RE: symbols for `born' and `died'

From: Handwerker, Reinhard (ISS Atlanta) (
Date: Mon Feb 24 2003 - 14:08:31 EST

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    Correct, but this is actually the symbol being used in German typography where available. Otherwise "oo" is being used as this genealogical symbol.

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    -----Original Message-----
    From: Michael Everson []
    Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 13:07
    To: Markus Scherer
    Cc: unicode
    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
    >quite appropriately.

    The infinity symbol is not two intelocked rings; it is a single loop.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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