To unicode or not to unicode

Ron Garret rNOSPAMon at flownet.com
Fri Feb 20 20:21:02 CET 2009


In article <mailman.373.1235153296.11746.python-list at python.org>,
 MRAB <google at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:

> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Ron Garret (Thu, 19 Feb 2009 18:57:13 -0800)
> >> I'm writing a little wiki that I call µWiki.  That's a lowercase Greek 
> >> mu at the beginning (it's pronounced micro-wiki). 
> > 
> > No, it's not. I suggest you start your Unicode adventure by configuring 
> > your newsreader.
> > 
> It looked like mu to me, but you're correct: it's "MICRO SIGN", not
> "GREEK SMALL LETTER MU".

Heh, I didn't know that those two things were distinct.  Learn something 
new every day.

rg



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