Re: (SC2WG2.609) New contribution N2705

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Feb 17 2004 - 18:36:54 EST

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    At 15:08 -0800 2004-02-17, Peter Kirk wrote:

    >My point here is that if we once start on encoding subscript letters
    >used in specialist scientific notation, there is no easy place to

    We have so far encoded what people have been using.

    >Either we need to accept the principle that subscripts are encodable
    >and set aside space for a whole alphabet of them (and an upper case
    >alphabet and a Greek alphabet as well, plus punctuation); or else we
    >need to say from the start that these things are not plain text and
    >should not be encoded in Unicode.

    Or we do what we have done so far. Encode what people have been using.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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