From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 17 2009 - 00:31:24 CST
On 1/16/2009 1:03 PM, Leo Broukhis wrote:
> 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,
Normally that one's usually mapped to 00B5, unless there's a specific
mapping that deliberately tries to consolidate the two Unicode ones on
03BC. So there are only two cases.
> 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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