RE: Subscript & Superscript

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Jul 31 2002 - 13:27:46 EDT

At 19:05 +0200 2002-07-31, Marco Cimarosti wrote:

>Unicode is not for encoding typographical effects such as superscripts or
>subscripts (the sups and subs in area U+2070..U+208E are part of a sort of
>"archaeological area" of Unicode, which is called Compatibility Characters).

Not quite. Some superscripts and subscripts used in phonetic
transcriptions are actual letters needed in plain text.

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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