OK, I will split the proposal into 2 or 3 parts.
I received clarification from SNI about some of their mystery characters,
in case anyone is curious:
1. Many of the characters that were drawn as superscripts in the SNI
97801 manual are not superscripts at all. Thus the controversial
"Small Latin Letter a with underbar" really was feminine ordinal.
The superscript math symbols were not superscripts, etc.
2. The letterlike characters from the SNI Math set that I had in the
first draft but later withdrew are in fact from ISO Registration
103: Teletex Supplementary Set of Graphic Characters from CCITT
(ITU-T) T.61. These include Lappish Eng, L with Middle Dot, H with
Stroke, T with Stroke, Small Dotless i, Small n Preceded by Apostrophe,
etc. All of these are in Unicode.
Thus most of the SNI-specific characters can be (will be, have been)
removed. Such are the hazards of looking at pictures that have no annotation.
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