Re: meaning of U+3000?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Apr 15 2003 - 13:49:43 EDT

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    Ostermueller, Erik scripsit:

    > What is the 'meaning' of U+3000?
    > The reference shows a little square inscribed with the four letters 'IDSP'.

    They stand for "IDeographic SPace". The character is a space character that
    has the same (fixed) width as standard ideographs in a given font.

    Her he asked if O'Hare Doctor tidings sent from far     John Cowan
    coast and she with grameful sigh him answered that
    O'Hare Doctor in heaven was. Sad was the man that word
    to hear that him so heavied in bowels ruthful. All
    she there told him, ruing death for friend so young,
    algate sore unwilling God's rightwiseness to withsay.   _Ulysses_, "Oxen"

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