Greek Perispomeni - what's the correct symbol?

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Date: Wed May 05 2010 - 00:52:30 CDT

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    Subject: Greek Perispomeni - what's the correct symbol?


    There appears to be some inconsistency about the symbol used for the Greek
    PERISPOMENI accent mark (U+1FC0).

    In some cases (eg Arial Unicode MS font as well as the FileFormatInfo and numerous
    other seemingly authoritative-looking websites) it appears as an inverted breve (c.f.

    However in the Code Charts and in some Adobe Pro fonts it is
    represented by a tilde (c.f. U+0303)

    Is there a definite right and wrong here or are both marks equally acceptable?


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