Re: ./. sign – a known name?

From: Jukka K. Korpela <>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 20:57:05 +0300

12.6.2011 19:43, Andreas Stötzner wrote:

> The sign ./. is known in juridical context, meaning “against” in case
> description.
> But the sign ./. is also known from manuskripts as an indicator for
> “turn page!”
> Does anyone have ever came across aspecific name for tht symbol?

Do you mean the three-character symbol “./.” or some single-character
symbol that looks like it?

I’m not aware of the usages you describe, but I have seen usage where
the three-character symbol “./.” appearing in the margin of a document
is a reference to an attachment (i.e., indicates that there is an
attachment related to the text).

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