Re: Root and fraction (2 new symbols)

From: John Hudson (john@tiro.ca)
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 09:49:14 CDT

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    Dmitry Turin wrote:

    > JH> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr25/
    > JH> http://www.unicode.org/notes/tn28/

    > But these are the markup language once again.

    Yes. Mathematics layout is not plain text.

    > Plain text is used in _all_ type of documents
    > (biologistic one, economistic one, texts of schoolchildren),
    > and manufactorers of software must be prevented from embeding of
    > _particular_ markup language into all system.

    So you want to force software developers to use a plain text encoding standard for
    *layout* to prevent them from using markup standards? This doesn't seem to me to be a good
    idea.

    John Hudson

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