less-than or equal to with dot in the less-than part?
Asmus Freytag (c)
asmusf at ix.netcom.com
Wed Aug 10 11:16:45 CDT 2016
On 8/10/2016 5:06 AM, Andrew West wrote:
> On 10 August 2016 at 12:21, Costello, Roger L. <costello at mitre.org> wrote:
>> Do you know if there is another version of the symbol, but with a straight equals sign rather than a slanted equals sign? (The book that I referred to uses a straight equals sign not a slanted equals sign)
> No, but there are lots of standardized variants for mathematical glyph
> variants of this sort (see first section of
> http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/StandardizedVariants.txt), so
> you could ask the UTC to define two more mathematical standardized
> variants:
>
> 2A7F FE00; with straight equal; # LESS-THAN OR SLANTED EQUAL TO WITH DOT INSIDE
> 2A80 FE00; with straight equal; # GREATER-THAN OR SLANTED EQUAL TO
> WITH DOT INSIDE
>
> Then all you would need is to get someone to support the new
> standardized variants in a math font.
>
Unicode does not use standardized variants for that particular
distinctions in the undotted part of that family of symbols.
A./
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