Re: Why incomplete subscript/superscript alphabet ?

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2016 19:33:09 +0100

On 7 Oct 2016, at 19:25, Oren Watson <> wrote:
> Would it be appropriate to submit an omnibus proposal for encoding all remaining english letters in subscript, small caps, and superscript in the SMP for the purpose of not arbitrarily constraining the use of unicode for new linguistic theories and ideas, similar to the mathematical characters?
> superscripted: CFQXYZ, q

I’d support these.

> subscript: A-Z, bcdfgqwyz

If NONE of the letters A-Z have been subscripted there’s not much reason to think that’s common or useful. I’d support bcdfgqwyz

> small capital: QX

Small capital Q is under ballot.

The subscript Greek alpha had a very good rationale recently.

Michael Everson
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