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Re: OT What is this symbol?



On Tuesday 26 September 2006 11:01, Styma, Robert E (Robert) 
wrote:
> > This is a pipe | but what is this ¦ and how do you
> > create it?
>
> In ASCII, the pipe symbol may appear as a broken vertical
> line or a solid one depending upon the font used it is
> x'7C'.  In EBCDIC (used on IBM Mainframes) they are
> separate (x'6A' and x'4F' respectively)..

The broken symbol that you saw and quoted is not what I saw 
when I copied and posted, it was a longer solid line.  I 
found it in the man bash page.

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