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The I-beam is just a descriptive term, as it resembles a construction I-beam, the correct term would be 'a caret'. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-beam Apparantly it has several uses, first of all, the idea is that it doesn't resemble an existing character. This means that it's first real uses where on graphical displays and not so much on character based ...
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