[TUHS] Anyone know what a LANTERN is

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at orthanc.ca
Mon Jul 31 03:43:22 AEST 2017


> On Jul 30, 2017, at 4:14 AM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> 
> I have no actual information about the lantern character, but
> a tapered "storm lantern" would be far down my list of guesses.
> The tapered chmney would much more likely be called a "lamp",
> for it's a standard shape for the oil (kerosene) lamps 
> that everyone had before electricity.

It's a long shot, but might it be related to APL's 'lamp' operator?  (U+235D)


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