[TUHS] Slashes (was: MS-DOS)

scj at yaccman.com scj at yaccman.com
Fri Jul 8 15:40:47 AEST 2016


>
>>> I would argue "solidus" is closer.
>>
>> SOLIDUS is the Unicode name, too, as is REVERSE SOLIDUS, giving
>> SLASH and BACKSLASH as secondaries.
>
> Finally we have clarity!  From now on it's only (without shouting)
> solidus and reverse solidus.  No confusion any more, at least not for
> those in the know.
>
> Greg
> --

What fun!  Having disposed of # and / and \, anybody want to find other
obscure names for the other operators?   Soon we could be as obscure as
Algol 68!



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