Re: sub and superscripts

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Fri Jul 01 2005 - 16:27:13 CDT

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    Gregg Reynolds wrote:

    > Good call; I had only been thinking of single-level subscripting (i.e.
    > string indexing, not multi-dimensional arrays). Nonetheless, encoding
    > infinite characters is not the only way to solve this. I'm not sure
    > what the best solution would be, but I would observe that Unicode is
    > capable of accomodating e.g. bidi-override marks and various similar
    > "characters"; so why not a <subscript> and <popsubscript> mark, for
    > example.
    We could call them "[" and "]", for consistency with existing practice.
    This is a typesetting issue, not a plaintext one.


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