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Brian Barker schrieb:
At 17:35 16/11/2013 +0000, Toki "Jonathon" Kantoor wrote:
Under what circumstances would one be using glyphs they know not the
name of?

Many people do not know the name "ampersand".  No-one knows what "@" is
Unicode has charts, where you can lookup the characters. For search by number or for search by name.

If you only know how it looks like, try

  Some people think "~" is a tilde.

My Editor tells me, that in the arrived mail it is U+00FE and that is "TILDE".
Perhaps you should sent the mail in UTF-8?

  (Hint: it's a swung dash.)
A 'swung dash' is U+2053. Perhaps your font for emails has it, otherwise you will see a placeholder: SWUNG DASH ⁓
"DejaVu Sans" has it.

Kind regards

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