Re: Dotless j

From: Andreas Prilop (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 10:32:17 EDT

On 2000-04-05 16:13 +0200, John Cowan wrote:
>As far as anybody knows, it is just a glyph; nobody uses it as a character.
>I would guess that it got there from AMS (American Math. Soc.) which
>derived it from its presence in TeX, where it is provided as a glyph.

You need a dotless 'j' if you want to combine it with a circumflex
(Esperanto) or with a hacek (ISO transliteration of Cyrillic) or
with an arrow (vector).

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