OT What is this symbol?
jdow at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 26 22:58:41 UTC 2006
From: "Ed Greshko" <Ed.Greshko at greshko.com>
> linuxmaillists at charter.net wrote:
>> This is a pipe | but what is this │ and how do you create
> It is meant to be a pipe as well. The man pages are in troff format and for
> some reason they used the │ to represent |.
> You can prove that to yourself by going to the man page and try using │ with
> the definitions given. You'll find it won't work....but | will.
As to what it is you'll find it is a character with value 0xE2 in hex.
There are various ways of entering such characters in various OSs.
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