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Re: prime

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William Adams <[log in to unmask]>

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Wed, 25 Sep 2002 08:59:20 -0400

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Kent asked:
>If the "tickmarks" aren't primes, what are they?

vertical typewriter quotes.

>Are they simply
>surrogates with no identity/meaning of their own?

Well, they've meaning now in programming contexts.

FWIW, if you're using a font / platform combination
which doesn't have its own primes, these are available
in the Symbol font. On a Mac it's <ALT> 4 for a single,
<ALT> comma for double.

William


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