Janusz S. Bień via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Sun Jan 28 01:23:15 CST 2018

On Sat, Jan 27 2018 at 21:59 CET, davidj_faulks at yahoo.ca writes:


> As far as I can tell, it was originally proposed in the document n1747 
> 'Contraction mark characters for the UCS’ by Everson. However, I
> cannot find that document anywhere.

Thank you very much for the reference.

On the page


there is the link


but it does not work. However the page



        The archival document directory for WG2 is accessible here:
        http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/wg2/ The archives contain all
        available documents through 2014

and the document is at


Actually the character is "inherited" from

         ISO 5426-2:1996 Information and documentation -- Extension of
         the Latin alphabet coded character set for bibliographic
         information interchange -- Part 2: Latin characters used in
         minor European languages and obsolete typography

Hence my curiosity is fully satisfied :-)

Thanks again!


Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bien -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bien - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
jsbien at uw.edu.pl, jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl, http://fleksem.klf.uw.edu.pl/~jsbien/

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