From: Andreas Prilop (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 20 2006 - 09:46:10 CST
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
> To differentiate it for purposes of representing mathematics in plain
Planck's constant is physics, not mathematics.
> U+1D452 MATHEMATICAL ITALIC SMALL E
This is not specifically the elementary charge.
> U+1D450 MATHEMATICAL ITALIC SMALL C
This is not specifically the speed of light.
> U+1D6FC MATHEMATICAL ITALIC SMALL ALPHA
This is not specifically the fine structure constant.
>> So what's this U+210E for?
> The same thing as the others: plain text representation of
> mathematics. Note that there is not a MATHEMATICAL ITALIC SMALL H
> precisely because U+210E exists.
Do you mean U+210E should be used as a "*general* mathematical
[or physical] italic small h"?
Should it be used for, say, height?
Should it be used for, say, specific enthalpy?
If so, then U+210E is *not* Planck's constant.
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