On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Juerd wrote:

All non-ASCII operators have ASCII equivalents:

   ¥   Y
   «   <<
   »   >>

Speaking of which the advantage of, say, « over << is that the former is _one_ charachter. But Y, compared to ¥, is one charachter only as well, and is even more visually distinctive with most fonts I know of, afaict, so is there any good reason to keep the latter as the "official" one?!?

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and drugs to take.
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