Lack of a "cent" key (was Re: ZBB: Another "What language is this song in" thread.)
|From:||Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 30, 2005, 19:55|
On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 11:41:25 -0400, caeruleancentaur
> That's my 2¢.
You know what's odd? There's no "cent" key on a standard US keyboard.
What's up with that?
There's scope for what-if-ism here, too. What if early programming
language designers had had ready access to the "cent" glyph, for instance?
To what use might one put it?
Likewise linguists designing ASCII-IPA schemes, and I suspect the list