Re: ISO standards

Paul Treadaway (
Thu, 25 Jul 1996 18:57:15 +0000

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Date: Thu, 25 Jul 1996 18:57:15 +0000
From: (Paul Treadaway)
Subject: Re: ISO standards

At 04:17 PM 23/7/96 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>Would someone please explain why English quotation marks qualify as
>"numeric and special graphic" and German quotation marks qualify as
>"publishing" entities?

English quotation marks are actually in the entity set Mathematical and
General Symbols, along with guillemets (used in French and otehr European
languages). I have no idea why German quotation marks aren't - presumably
something to do with the likely frequency of use.

Paul Treadaway