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Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 16:06:38 -0400
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I'm catching up on this one.

Barbara Beeton <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> but there's one pseudo-overlap:
> 1D48D (italic "ell") is often
> replaced or substituted by 2113
> (the curly "ell") by meticulous
> authors.

U+2113 (\ell ℓ), is actually, I think, a character
unto itself like the Weierstrass 'p'.  (I'm thinking
that it was on one of the ibm selectric balls in the
1960s, but I'm not sure about that.)

                                    -- Bill