[TUHS] Slashes (was: MS-DOS)

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Fri Jul 8 17:06:12 AEST 2016

On Thursday,  7 July 2016 at 22:40:47 -0700, scj at yaccman.com wrote:
>>>> 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.
> 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!

That takes real talent.

You've made me locate my Report (not Revised Report).  It's
surprisingly dog-eared.  I'll go through it and see what I can find,
but for the moment section 2.2 seems appropriate.

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