Raised decimal dot (was: Re: Too narrowly defined: DIVISION SIGN & COLON)

From: Karl Pentzlin <karl-pentzlin_at_acssoft.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 12:59:23 +0200

Am Dienstag, 10. Juli 2012 um 22:28 schrieb Asmus Freytag:

AF> ... A nice argument can be made for encoding a raised decimal
AF> dot (if it's not representable by any number of other raised dots
AF> already encoded). Clearly, in the days of lead typography, a
AF> British style decimal dot would have been something that was a
AF> distinct piece of lead from a period. ...

Is U+2E33 RAISED DOT suited for this?
According to the annotation in the standard, the "glyph position [is]
intermediate between U+002E . and 00B7 ·" (i.e., ¼ cap height).
Can somebody point to examples?

- Karl
Received on Wed Jul 11 2012 - 06:01:44 CDT

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