From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 04:44:27 CST
At 10:24 +0200 2005-04-01, Johannes Bergerhausen wrote:
>Am 01.04.2005 um 02:10 schrieb Michael Everson:
>>It does suggest that the DEGREE sign is not
>>"really" the right character for the second
>>part of the Numero sign. In my view either
>>U+1D52 or Masculine Ordinal would be preferable
>>(if the latter has no underbar, since U+02E2
>>has no underbar).
>From the typographic point of view, it is very clear:
>U+00B0 Degree Sign is a small circle.
>U+00BA Masculine Ordinal Indicator is a superscript latin small o.
This is obvious, and not in dispute. The question
is what should be used with N to form the Numero,
Nº or N°? French rules of typography say the
latter, but if superscript s is used in the
plural, it would seem that that rule is, well,
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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