From: Jukka K. Korpela (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jul 28 2010 - 02:50:23 CDT
André Szabolcs Szelp wrote:
> Generally, for the decimal point . (U+002E FULLSTOP) and , (U+002C
> COMMA) is used in the SI world. However, earlier conventions could use
> different notation, such as the common British raised dot which
> centers with the lining digits (i.e. that would be U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT).
The different dot-like characters are quite a mess, but the case of British
raised dot is simple: it is regarded as typographic variant of FULL STOP.
Ref.: http://unicode.org/uni2book/ch06.pdf (second page, paragraph with
run-in heading "Typographic variation").
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