Re: U+0023

From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin (
Date: Sun Sep 04 2005 - 18:54:24 CDT

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    From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin <>
    Date: Saturday, April 2, 2005, 12:34:31 AM
    Subject: U+0023

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    On 2005.04.01, 21:56, Philippe VERDY <> wrote:

    > The real fact is that French keyboards don't have any key to enter
    > the MASCULINE ORDINAL INDICATOR (in fact a superscript o), but only a
    > standard key for the degree sign.

    Curious -- for most Portuguese keyboards have a key for U+00BA (which
    produces U+00AA when shifted), but no key for U+00B0. So we have just the
    opposite situation in most Portuguese text. (Of course typesetters are
    supposed to know the difference, but they are mostly "graphical artists"
    these days…)

    In Portuguese we use this thing (U+00BA and U+00AA) a lot, but it "should"
    be there also an "s", at least. Of course, almost anyone capable of
    inserting an U+02E2 would know that what these really are is underlined
    superscript letters (non plain text), but that was already said.

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