From: Leo Broukhis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jan 16 2009 - 15:03:19 CST
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 12:39 PM, John Burger <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've just been cleaning up some scientific texts from multiple sources.
> MICRO SIGN (U+00B5) and GREEK SMALL LETTER MU (U+03BC) seem to be used
> quite interchangeably in journal articles, etc.
> As an example of the wide usage of both, "µm" (using micro in the symbol for
> "micrometer" or "microMole") has about 18 million Google hits, while "μm"
> (using mu) has about 8 million.
There are three kinds: ISO 8859-1 µ, U+00B5 and U+03BC. What exactly
Google includes in the results when asked to search for U+00B5 or
U+03BC, is anyone's guess.
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