From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 13 2005 - 18:09:01 CDT
On 14/05/2005 00:00, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> From: "Peter Kirk" <email@example.com>
>> On 13/05/2005 22:45, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>>> I can't read your EPS file attachments, but you seem to assume that
>>> the "French" guillemots only have the glyphs shown in the Unicode
>> A guillemot is a bird. The marks which you are talking about are
>> called guillemets.
> I know, but I used the English term used in Unicode names, because the
> message was in English. I don't know if the French term "guillemet" is
> actually an acceptable or prefered term for English too.
No, the form used in the Unicode annotations in English are LEFT
POINTING GUILLEMET for U+00AB, and RIGHT POINTING GUILLEMET for U+00BB.
The Unicode names are actually LEFT/RIGHT-POINTING DOUBLE ANGLE
QUOTATION MARK. The word "guillemet" appears in English dictionaries,
but is known more or less only to typographers.
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