From: Mark Davis (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jan 17 2009 - 12:24:27 CST
If you are using a search engine, then you'd find µ in many different code
pages, since what all the search engines do is first convert them to
Unicode. Not sure what the point is of saying that there are 3, as if that
is some magic number.
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 23:45, Leo Broukhis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Asmus Freytag <email@example.com>
> >>> As an example of the wide usage of both, "µm" (using micro in the
> >>> for
> >>> "micrometer" or "microMole") has about 18 million Google hits, while
> >>> (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
> > 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.
> > A./
> >> 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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