"Superscript e" (was: Character identities)

From: Otto Stolz (Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de)
Date: Fri Oct 25 2002 - 08:47:40 EDT

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    Marco Cimarosti (amongst others, using the same term) wrote:

    > superscript e *is* the same diacritic that later become ""

    The term "superscript e" does not aptly describe the situation.
    Rather, the German a-Umlaut is derived from U+0061 U+0364
    (LATIN SMALL CHARACTER A + COMBINING LATIN SMALL LETTER E),
    cf. <http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0300.pdf>.

    Best wishes,
        Otto Stolz



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