Re: Too narrowly defined: DIVISION SIGN & COLON

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 09:57:16 +0100

On 13 Jul 2012, at 09:49, Hans Aberg wrote:

>> Local documents on your computer don't do me any good.
> FYI, in the TeX world, one can go in on CTAN <> and make a search <>. However, with the TeX Live package <> installed, that is rarely needed.

I have lived in the Mac world since 1985. :-)

>> But what I meant was "Is it in print in the real world?" Not just in TeX documentation.
> It is possible to publish electronically these days. Some journals may, I am told, when a paper is accepted, just publish the link to <>.
>> Still it might be interesting to see the symbols-a4.pdf.
> So these characters may be well established, even if existing in electronic form.

That document is 164 pages long. I would be interested in examining it after someone else has done the background work of a first pass at identifying which characters are already encoded. This is sort of an emoji/wingdings/webdings scenario, I guess.

Michael Everson *
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