Re: Use of U+203D (interrobang)

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Sun Apr 03 2005 - 19:00:39 CST

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    Michael Everson wrote:

    > At 10:37 -0800 2005-04-01, Patrick Andries wrote:
    >> I'm a bit surprised though that it made it in Unicode (could be
    >> construed as a ligature of !?
    > That would, I think, be an inappropriate unification. Punctuation does
    > not normally ligate.
    >> and doesn't seem to have caught on and be more widepread than other
    >> innovative punctuation marks like the point d'ironie (but it is
    >> not American ;-)).
    > Alcanter de Brahm's invention? Why not encode it?
    OK, I never heard of that and had to search around to find some
    pictures. It seems to me that a case could be made for this being a
    glyph variant of U+061F ARABIC QUESTION MARK


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