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Re: (Small) straightphi vs varphi

From: Pete Forman <pete.forman@westerngeco.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 11:39:26 +0100
To: www-math@w3.org
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At 2003-09-11 09:49 -0700, Eduardo Tabacman wrote:
>Looking at the MathML specs, it lists the following characters:
>
>003C6  varphi       (glyph of a circle with a vertical line through it)
>003D5  straightphi  (glyph of... Well, a 'cursive' phi (the most regularly
>used in math))
>
>However, in the Unicode charts I see
>
>003C6 glyph of the 'cursive' phi
>003D5 glyph of the circle with vertical line
>
>So, which is right ? Which code corresponds to which glyph ?

Unicode 3.0 swapped the glyphs for phi.

http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr28/#7_2_greek

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