From: Leo Broukhis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 18 2008 - 11:50:54 CDT
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 9:08 AM, Asmus Freytag <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 9/17/2008 5:55 PM, Leo Broukhis wrote:
>> 2008/9/17 Karl Pentzlin <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> Elementary mathematical symbols:
>>> U+2264 LESS-THAN OR EQUAL TO - no own key needed, enter as:
>>> diacritical mark "combining macron below" + "less-than sign"
>>> U+2265 GREATER-THAN OR EQUAL TO - no own key needed, enter as:
>>> diacritical mark "combining macron below" + "greater-than sign"
>> In some countries,
>> U+2A7D LESS-THAN OR SLANTED EQUAL TO and
>> U+2A7E GREATER-THAN OR SLANTED EQUAL TO are used instead.
>> If nothing else, using "combining macron below" for both is
> (I tend to doubt that the difference between slanted and non-slanted use in
> the example here is a true "local convention" - at least I've not seen hard
> evidence to that effect, would be interesting to get some, if it existed).
I've never seen a non-slanted variant in a Russian book. The line
printers with the GOST 10859 character set also had the slanted
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