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Marco.Cimarosti said

*> What is the intended rendering of U+2044 (FRACTION SLASH)
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*> in Unicode?
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*> And what changes (if any) should it cause on sorrounding
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*> digits? (e.g.: should the digits preceding the slash be
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*> superscript and the ones following it subscript?)
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Well here's an opinion...

If you have an Expert set for the font, use the super and

subscript digits and the special fraction version of the solidus.

(The expert versions of the digits are better than scaling

the full size versions since the thickness of the strokes

should match the feel of the rest of the font better.)

The fraction solidus shoul kern around the digits on both

sides.

The Blue Postscript book (Tutorial and Cookbook) suggests

that if you want to scale the full size digits then scale to

65% in the x direction and 60% in the y direction.

If you mathematicians' style fractions, you'll need to calculate

the lengths of the top and bottom halves, draw a horizontal

line the length of the widest and centre the other number.

The shilling (solidus) style fraction seems easier to me.

Tim

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