Re: Strange CORRESPONDS TO glyph

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Sep 08 1998 - 10:33:38 EDT

Kenneth Whistler wrote:

> The reason for the name (and the proximal source) for U+2259 is the
> Xerox Character Code Standard, which contains this character at position
> 356B/075B with the name "Estimates or is estimated by". It is also
> "/wedgeq" or "\wedgeq" or "wedgeq" in SGML, etc.
> I don't know the proximal source of U+2258, but it is referred to
> currently as "arceq" in the AMA's list of math symbols.

Does this "proximal source" information reside anywhere except in
the heads of Unicode insiders? If so, it would be most interesting
to see it.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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