RE: Greek letter "LAMDA"?

Date: Wed Jun 02 2010 - 17:18:24 CDT

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    From: Kenneth Whistler (
    > I expect that even this explanation will not satisfy those
    > who think that oddities like this should not exist in
    > character names. But that is just the nature of the
    > historical development of big standards like the Unicode
    > Standard when you have to deal with very many opinions
    > expressed by very many parties and develop consensus
    > in standards committees. You inevitably end up with
    > historical oddities.

    > --Ken

    Which is to say, every character has a story, and if you listen close enough and chose to understand the characters on their own terms, you just might hear the story. It's probably better than anything you could have made up.


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