From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 06 2003 - 21:13:06 EDT
At 01:34 AM 6/7/03 +0200, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Asmus Freytag" <email@example.com>
> > Can anyone shed further light on this character? I assume this is a lower
> > case form, does anyone care to confirm that?
>Isn't your "per" symbol it similar to the form variant of the lowercase p
>used for the Weierstass elliptic function, at U+2118, znd uses the same style ?
no it's definitely different.
>For me it's looks similar too with some handwriten lowercase Thorn,
>however it may also be a ligature, or the second loop may be a form of
>overriding stroke (in that case it would be in the same family as
>accounting symbols like percent, arrobace, currency sign, so it is
>expected to have origins in merchant accounting notations and the ligature
>would in fact read as "units per" or "u.p." or "u/p", and the "per" name
>you found may be misguiding for its origin).
it's not uncommon for the first stroke of the p to be traced in 'outline'
so to speak. You can find such things in many font styles.
I was hoping to find someone who had additional evidence for this character.
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