Re: U+0140

From: Ernest Cline (
Date: Thu Apr 15 2004 - 14:02:40 EDT

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    > [Original Message]
    > From: Patrick Andries <>
    > did somewhat mention why U+0140 is even in Unicode since it could
    > be considered (by ignorami like me) as a precomposed character
    > (l + middle dot) ? Is it due to the polysemy of the middle dot ?

    More likely it is due to this character being found in legacy
    character encodings. While I don't believe it is in any of the
    ISO 8859 character sets, this character (and U+013F) is found
    in the ISO 6937 Videotex standard, and probably others as well.

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