Negative/Negation Sign

Asmus Freytag asmusf at
Sat Oct 29 14:43:03 CDT 2022

According to 
the "negation" is mapped to U+207B SUPERSCRIPT MINUS in TI Character 
sets. Unless that information is definitely incorrect, this should be 
the end of discussion.


On 10/29/2022 10:29 AM, Doug Ewell via Unicode wrote:
> Gabriel Tellez wrote:
>> It’s not my personal reform, it was already done by these character
>> sets.
> "I would love to have a separate Unicode for negative" did make it sound like a personal wish. Other people would have loved to have separate Unicode characters for . as an abbreviation marker, a sentence-ending punctuation mark, and a decimal point.
> Do you have any examples of how the TI calculators represent the two discrete symbols when interchanging data with a computer, using TI-GRAPH LINK? Does this interface exchange plain-text data, or is it in a proprietary binary format? Can the two characters leak into the outside world in any other way? Remember the bit about interoperability: with what external systems would this character interoperate?
> Otherwise, the solution of U+207B SUPERSCRIPT MINUS seems to fill the need.
> --
> Doug Ewell, CC, ALB | Lakewood, CO, US |
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