Are you CONFUSED about WHAT CHARACTER(S) you type?!?!

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Mar 25 22:29:24 CDT 2015

It's the first time it was retorted to us, AFAIK.

Sent from my IBM 3277/APL
From: Doug Ewell<mailto:doug at>
Sent: ‎3/‎25/‎2015 3:44 PM
To: Unicode Mailing List<mailto:unicode at>
Subject: Re: Are you CONFUSED about WHAT CHARACTER(S) you type?!?!

Robert Wheelock <rwhlk142 at gmail dot com> wrote:

> The default Microsoft Sans Serif font (within Microsoft Windows) has
> this ABOMINABLE habit of substituting this IDENTICAL TO SIGN (which
> should be at U+02261)—because Microsoft (regrettably) placed this math
> symbol where the HOLLOW HEART SUIT should be (at U+02661)!

It's a known font bug. It's been around since at least 2010. It's
probably not the end of the world.

(Calling U+2661 by the name HOLLOW HEART SUIT instead of its real name,
WHITE HEART SUIT, is also a bug.)

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO ����

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