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- Apr 2021
The use of U+212B 'Angstrom sign', which was encoded due to round-trip mapping compatibility with an East-Asian character encoding, is discouraged, and the preferred representation is U+00C5 'capital letter A with ring above', which has the same glyph.
Is there a difference in semantic meaning between the two? And if so, what is it? ￼
- subtle distinction
- preferred variant
- recommended option/alternative
- character encoding
- official preferred convention / way to do something
- semantic meaning
- easy to confuse (mix up)
- Jul 2020
One representative example, from the U.S. Navy, is "COMCRUDESPAC", which stands for "commander, cruisers destroyers Pacific"; it is also seen as "ComCruDesPac"
ComCruDesPac is much preferrable. Just like I prefer CoViD-19 over COVID-19, so you can actually visually see the 3 words that the acronym is built from.