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General Punctuation

Index General Punctuation

General Punctuation is a Unicode block containing punctuation, spacing, and formatting characters for use with all scripts and writing systems. [1]

9 relations: Emoji, International Committee for Information Technology Standards, Interrobang, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2, Quotation marks in English, Space (punctuation), Supplemental Punctuation, Unicode block, Variant form (Unicode).


are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and web pages.

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International Committee for Information Technology Standards

The InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS), (pronounced "insights"), is an ANSI-accredited standards development organization composed of Information technology developers.

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The interrobang, also known as the interabang (‽) (often represented by ?! or !?), is a nonstandard punctuation mark used in various written languages and intended to combine the functions of the question mark, or interrogative point, and the exclamation mark, or exclamation point, known in the jargon of printers and programmers as a "bang".

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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 Coded character sets is a standardization subcommittee of the Joint Technical Committee ISO/IEC JTC 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), that develops and facilitates standards within the field of coded character sets.

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Quotation marks in English

In English writing, quotation marks or inverted commas, also known informally as quotes, speech marks, quote marks, quotemarks or speechmarks, are punctuation marks placed on either side of a word or phrase in order to identify it as a quotation, direct speech or a literal title or name.

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Space (punctuation)

In writing, a space (&#32) is a blank area that separates words, sentences, syllables (in syllabification) and other written or printed glyphs (characters).

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Supplemental Punctuation

Supplemental Punctuation is a Unicode block containing historic and specialized punctuation characters, including biblical editorial symbols, ancient Greek punctuation, and German dictionary marks.

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Unicode block

In Unicode, a block is defined as one contiguous range of code points.

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Variant form (Unicode)

A variant form is a different glyph for a character, encoded in Unicode through the mechanism of variation sequences: sequences in Unicode which consist of a base character followed by a variation selector character.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Punctuation

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