From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 14:14:01 CST
At 10:51 AM 4/29/2005, Andrew C. West wrote:
>On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 19:40:35 +0200 (CEST), J√∂rg Knappen wrote:
> > Yes, there is. ''Klammeraffe'' is a well established traditional name for
> > the @ thing predating its use in email addresses. The younger ones know it
> > as At-Zeichen, but the older ones still use ''Klammeraffe''.
> > P.S. IMO, the annotation ''Klammeraffe'' should be kept. We have some
> > german annotations to other characters, too.
>As far as I can see only one other that is explicitly marked as German :
>U+2052 "COMMERCIAL MINUS SIGN" = abzŁglich (German), med avdrag av (Swedish),
>piska (Swedish, "whip")
You could argue that this character has no established English name, as the
only evidence we adduced for it was from German and Scandinavian sources.
>Searching under "German" I also found
>U+2133 "SCRIPT CAPITAL M" = M-matrix (physics), German Mark (not the current
>Hmm, not so current any more ;)
This annotation was added to document the fact that UTC considers that
symbol unified with U+2133. The fact that it isn't in current use is a bit
beside the point in a standard that contains Runic and Ogham on the BMP. ;-)
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