[NTG-context] Grammar

Procházka Lukáš lpr at pontex.cz
Tue Jul 27 15:26:22 CEST 2010


... When I remove "+" and "/^" from general gender symbols

O
+

and

   ^
  /
O

I get simply "0", so why not use this for (wo)man in general :)

Lukas


On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:17:51 +0200, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> On 27-7-2010 3:06, John Haltiwanger wrote:
>
>> I for one have always thought it would be interesting to develop a
>> Unicode character that provides a symbol representing a neutral gender
>> pronoun. Then, anyone reading can insert he/she or another option to
>> their own taste.
>
> Interesting ... if we can come up with a nice symbol that we can agree  
> on it should be doable to get it included in quite some tex related  
> fonts (the group involved in maintaining them is not so large) ... and  
> then we can set a standard. After all, symbols like copyright and  
> registered made it into fonts and those are used (if at all) only a few  
> times in documents and in unseen places.
>
> Maybe arthur knows if there are scripts that have such a symbol. Of  
> course then there is the issue of how to pronounce it.
>
> Hans
>
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