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Tue Dec 14 19:21:15 CST 2010
On 14 Dec 2010 at 19:47, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Monday, December 13, 2010, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > I've always wondered what the Scandanavians do to differentiate 0
> > from O from Ø.
> On here, those look like 3 very distinct characters. :) I'd also add
> in Ø/ø the vs the null set. Using Ø as a variable would just get
> confusing. :)
Again, my question pertained to writing such stuff as keypunch forms.
If a stroked-oh is a genuine letter in Scandanvian alphabets, what
do the writers of such forms do to distinguish plain oh from zero?
The answer seems to be that the oh or zero gets a horizontal stroke
through it. Good enough.
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