Origin of Ellipsis (was: RE: Empty set)

From: Whistler, Ken <ken.whistler_at_sap.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 17:54:16 +0000

Stephan Stiller noted:

> Maybe ... and the origin of the single-glyph ellipsis remains a mystery
> to me.

As Philippe surmised, it is a compatibility character, originally included
in the Unicode 1.0 repertoire for cross-mapping to existing legacy

Code Page 932: 0x81 0x64
Code Page 949: 0xA1 0xA6

And there are others, as well. It corresponds to IBM GCGID SV520000. (or SV440000)

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