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Re: ϖ in xhtml-symbol.ent

From: Sean M. Burke <sburke@cpan.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 19:28:47 -0600
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.1.20020715192644.0231ccd0@mail.spinn.net>
To: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-html-wg@w3.org, www-math@w3.org

At 10:17 2002-07-16 +0900, Masayasu Ishikawa wrote:
>"Sean M. Burke" <sburke@cpan.org> wrote:
> > I'd also suggest improving the description for &piv;.  Currently it's just
> > "greek pi symbol", which could be misunderstood to mean just the normal
> > letter pi, when used as a symbol (like for 3.14159...).
>It's the Unicode name for U+03D6.  Describing each character's usage
>inside comment is probably out of scope for an XHTML specification.

Yes, but the Unicode names are usually useful.  Here it's actually 
misleading, so it really does require further elaboration -- notions of 
"scope" aside.

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Sean M. Burke    http://www.spinn.net/~sburke/
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