Square Brackets with Tick
wjgo_10009 at btinternet.com
Tue Aug 25 03:54:29 CDT 2015
Richard Wordingham wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:00:32 +0100 (BST)
William_J_G Overington <wjgo_10009 at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> Looking at the document
>> that has been mentioned, the four bracket characters are therein described as follows.
>> 4X1F O LEFT BRACKET, REVERSE SOLIDUS TOP CORNER
>> 4X20 C RIGHT BRACKET, REVERSE SOLIDUS BOTTOM CORNER
>> 4X21 O LEFT BRACKET, SOLIDUS BOTTOM CORNER
>> 4X22 C RIGHT BRACKET, SOLIDUS TOP CORNER
>> So it looks like the pairings in Unicode today are as originally intended.
> How so?
I was simply observing that the original pairings had the first-listed pair of brackets listed using REVERSE SOLIDUS and had the second-listed pair of brackets listed using SOLIDUS contrasting that clear pairing of the brackets with the use, in the encoding into Unicode, of TICK in the listing for each of the four of the bracket characters that are being discussed in this thread.
25 August 2015
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