Re: missing symbol?

From: Richard Wordingham (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2007 - 12:32:28 CST

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    From: "William J Poser" asked on Saturday, February 10, 2007 1:58 AM

    > I hope this isn't too trivial a question for this
    > list, but is there an encoding for the tally number
    > five?

    And what about six to ten? I sometimes remember to stack them in pairs to
    simplify the conversion to decimal.

    Are they definitely characters, rather than illustrations? One doesn't
    normally report the results by means of tallies, but instead one uses normal


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