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Re: Possible to display Unicode symbols in our SGML docs?

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Possible to display Unicode symbols in our SGML docs?
Date: 2009-11-22 13:19:28
Message-ID: 1258895968.2321.5.camel@vanquo.pezone.net (view raw or flat)
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On lör, 2009-11-21 at 23:27 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu> writes:
> > You could always write it out longhand "carriage return (code point 8269)"
> 
> I don't think mentioning the numeric code point is going to do anything
> for anybody.  If we can't actually show the symbol, then just saying
> "carriage return symbol" seems like the best bet.  It might be worth
> making sure that the phrase exactly matches the Unicode standard's name
> for the glyph, but otherwise I won't sweat it.

8629 = U+21B5 = downwards arrow with corner leftwards
- may indicate a carriage return or new line
  -> 23CE return symbol

8230 = U+2026 = horizontal ellipsis


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