[antlr-interest] Problem parsing unit symbols

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Thu Nov 5 11:23:16 PST 2009

David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
> Mark van Assem wrote:
>> Hello Antlers,
>> I'm designing a lexer/parser for units of measure (e.g. meters, 
>> seconds). In that process I'm trying to match symbols like Ω (Ohm) and å 
>> (angstrom).
> The Ångstrom symbol is capital-A-ring (\u00C5 or \u212B), by the way.


The ångström or angstrom symbol is capital-A-ring (\u00C5 or \u212B).

(S.I. units named after people are lowercase when spelled out, but have
uppercase symbols.)

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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