Re: Courtyard Codes and the Private Use Area

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun May 26 2002 - 12:59:03 EDT

At 15:45 +0100 2002-05-25, William Overington wrote:
>Response to the comments of Mr Curtis Clark.
>>Unicode already provides the basis for a widely-used and
> >standardized formal system of markup by providing the characters U+003C,
> >U+003E, and U+002F.
>No, it does not.

Of course it does.

>Character U+003C is LESS-THAN SIGN
>Character U+003E is GREATER-THAN SIGN
>Character U+002F is SOLIDUS

Yup. And those characters form a widely-used and standardized formal
system of markup, which is written using these Unicode characters.

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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