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Avi Rappoport <[log in to unmask]>
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Avi Rappoport <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 29 Nov 1999 08:38:24 -0800
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When we all use Unicode, that will be OK.  In the meantime, your "em
dash" came out as a tilde ~ and your "en dash" as a carat ^ in my
mail (Mac G3 running Eudora).  So there's something to be said for
the least common denominator.

Avi

At 12:29 PM +1100 11/23/1999, eKIDna wrote:
>Typewriters are not the tools of choice for web page production; so why do
>so many of our fraternity stay with the limitation of the typewriter and
>use - - when any word processor provides the  (em dash) and  (en dash)
>which we mean?
>Roger Carr
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