Re: U+25CA LOZENGE - why is it in the "Mac OS Roman" character set (and therefore widespread in current fonts)?

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:46:24 +0100

On 13 Aug 2012, at 16:33, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> I too learned to use the for folder names. But while I learned to do it, I seldom did it as it had no practical consequences whether I did user it or not. It appeared to be purely about esthetics.

Back in the days before Macs used filetype extensions it was handy to have a folder named "Allatuq " if your font was also named "Allatuq".

Michael Everson *
Received on Mon Aug 13 2012 - 10:47:32 CDT

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