From: Leo Broukhis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 17 2009 - 01:45:45 CST
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Asmus Freytag <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> As an example of the wide usage of both, "µm" (using micro in the symbol
>>> "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.
If I was a search engine developer, a µ in a document originally in
ISO 8859-1 would be found in both 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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