From: Asmus Freytag (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 20 2007 - 00:52:28 CDT
On 6/19/2007 7:00 PM, JFC Morfin wrote:
> For every alphabet with more than 26 characters - which to chose
> For those with less, is there an existing or possible solution already
> devised in other cases?
Probably neither an established choice, nor existing solutions.
But that's the answer you don't seem to want to hear from anyone.
For Arabic, you can find information on the web (search for Arabic math
and Unicode and you'll likely get some useful link about math use) You
will see that there are some special issues in using arabic letters in
math - not to mention that your mixed letter/digit expressions will not
layout correctly in bidi unless you take special steps beyond pure plain
Users of many other scripts doing (higher) mathematics, probably use
Latin letters. Couldn't imagine Japanese mathematicians using kana
(whether iro-ha or a-u-i-e-o order).
In any case, no good asking the character coding community, you need to
talk to mathematicians everywhere (and they better be ones that are
active in the correct sub-discipline).
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