From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 22 2002 - 06:20:54 EST
Doug Ewell scripsit:
> Roman numerals should be encoded using the letters in the basic Latin
> alphabet (upper- or lower-case). The only reason to use the characters
> in the range U+2160 - U+217F is to maintain compatibility with East
> Asian legacy standards.
They might also see plausible use in palaeographic text; a font tuned
for Archaic Latin should presumably display U as V and J as I, and
the Roman numerals in their archaic forms.
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