Re: Too narrowly defined: DIVISION SIGN & COLON

From: Philippe Verdy <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:40:31 +0200

2012/7/12 Michael Everson <>:
> On 12 Jul 2012, at 19:02, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>> Is there evidence of actual use of MIDDLE DOT as decimal point? I mean the use of the Unicode character, rather than PERIOD raised using higher-level protocols.
> I have evidence of a very high dot used as a thousands separator. I am not sure if this dot has been encoded.

Wasn't it a small vertical quote ? The evidences using the ASCII
single quote mark are easy to find.

I've also occasionnaly seen a small raised tack and a small caron
(both were centered on the height of digits, i.e. with parts slightly
above), possibly as more visible variants of quote-like marks.
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