RE: Greek letter "LAMDA"?

From: John Dlugosz (
Date: Tue Jun 01 2010 - 17:52:04 CDT

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    So, names were frozen in Unicode 2.0. Earlier changes, e.g. to make it compatible with ISO 10646, was in pre-history. For example, "LATIN SMALL LETTER BARRED LAMBDA" was changed to "LATIN SMALL LETTER LAMBDA WITH STROKE", presumably before it was frozen.

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Kenneth Whistler []
    > Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 5:34 PM
    > To: John Dlugosz
    > Cc:
    > Subject: RE: Greek letter "LAMDA"?
    > > Why not? I thought the names of some things have changed
    > > between versions, and other database items have changed
    > substantially.
    > See "Name Stability" on the Unicode Character Encoding Stability Policy
    > page:
    > --Ken
    > > > Names sometimes don't use the best spellings, but because they
    > can't be
    > > > changed, any spelling issues discovered after the first encoding
    > can't
    > > > be "fixed". Make sure you don't use the Standard as a spelling
    > > > reference.
    > > >
    > > > A./

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