Proposal to add a VERTICAL LINE EXTENSION character

Eric Muller, Adobe Systems Inc.
July 30, 2002

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Unicode includes U+23AF HORIZONTAL LINE EXTENSION. This character is documented as: “used for extension of arrows.” Looking for a similar character for vertical use yields a few candidates, but they are all unsatisfactory:

The proposal is to encode a new character, named VERTICAL LINE EXTENSION. Its properties should be those of HORIZONTAL LINE EXTENSION:

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Author: Eric   Muller

1July 30, 2002

First version