characters for edge crossing/edge casing
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Tue May 19 20:13:42 CDT 2020
On Mon, 18 May 2020, 07:12 Doug Ewell via Unicode, <unicode at unicode.org>
> Matt Rice wrote:
> > I had looked, but couldn't find any characters suitable for edge
> > crossing/casing such as tunnel's, bridges in the following paper,
> > suitable for orthogonal graph layouts.
> > e.g. vertical/horizontal crossing, somwhat similar to the characters
> > ⤫, ⤫ U+292B-U+292C, but at 90 degrees.
> > https://arxiv.org/pdf/0705.0413.pdf
> > Or another style of crossing which I forget the name of,
> > https://www.yworks.com/assets/images/features/bridges.ff977b3c.svg
> > Have characters for this purpose been proposed before?
> Shapecatcher couldn't find them either, so I suppose they don't exist and
> could be reasonably proposed.
> Keep in mind that even at 90 degrees, it should be possible to show
> examples of them in plain text, not just in diagrams, and that arbitrary
> angles such as those shown in the paper should be inadmissible.
What about U+2573 BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DIAGONAL CROSS?
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