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  • What do you mean by the reference "Solidus full-stop"? Just occurred to me that since a period is a full-stop, the "solidus" might refer to the slash. Is this correct?

    It seems to me that most typos around here are lost in the sea of poor grammar and strange phrasing. :-)
    • the "solidus" might refer to the slash

      Yes.

      The "forward-slash" is the more recent name for the solidus.

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