Re: Plane 1 Mathematical Alphanumerics and physical quantities.

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 13:38:12 EST

Alex asked:

> Question: Are Plane 1 Mathematical Alphanumerics intended to be used
> for expressing physical quantities?


> Simple example: For force (F)
> should I use 0x46 or 0x1D439 since it is frequently typeset in
> italics?

Use U+0046 and markup, *unless* you are doing extensive representation
of math *and* are making use of an implementation that represents
math with the mathematical alphanumerics.


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