From: Johannes Bergerhausen (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 04:58:41 CST
>> From the typographic point of view, it is very clear:
>> U+00B0 Degree Sign is a small circle.
>> U+00BA Masculine Ordinal Indicator is a superscript latin small o.
> This is obvious, and not in dispute. The question is what should be
> used with N to form the Numero, Nº or N°?
So the answer is obvious and not in dispute. A Degree Sign is a circle
and doesn't harmonise with the N of Numero.
> French rules of typography say the latter, N°
I worked for more than six years in Paris, the official french rules
are coming more from typewriter than
from typography. This time, the french rule is »n'importe-quoi« (makes
Fachhochschule Mainz, Germany
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