Re: Punctuation character (inverted interrobang) proposed

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 06:31:09 CDT

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    Antoine Leca wrote:
    > On Wednesday, September 7th, 2005 20:55Z Patrick Andries wrote:
    >>‽ is a personalized ligature of !? or ?! or both (if the two have
    >>different meanings, which I am not sure).
    > In chess, I remember there were a difference between !? (a 'interesting'
    > move with consequences dubious or overlooked by the player) and ?! (a
    > dubious move, albeit it is not evidently wrong as analysed by the
    > commenter.)
    > I am not aware interrobang is used for them, though.

    Interrobang is not used for them, and should not be. The concepts
    combined in the interrobang is quite different from those concepts
    described in the above chess notation, even though the same symbols are
    used to convey them.

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