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Re: RFC: Entity names for square brackets.

by myocom (Deacon)
on Jul 19, 2002 at 20:31 UTC ( #183445=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RFC: Entity names for square brackets.

I vote for &lsb; and &rsb;. I agree that &sql; calls to mind SQL, but I doubt that most Perl programmers deal much with "lsb" meaning "least significant bit(s)".

Besides which, I call 'em "left square bracket" / "right square bracket", so &lsb; and &rsb; make nice mnemonics. :-)

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