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Unicode Technical Note #28

UnicodeMath, A Nearly Plain-Text Encoding of Mathematics

Version 3.1
Authors Murray Sargent III
Date May 31, 2017
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This document provides describes a format for lightly marked-up representation of mathematical expressions in Unicode.


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The body of this note is contained in the file "UTN28-PlainTextMath-v3.1.pdf".

Modification History

Version 3.1: Mostly a refining of Version 3.0, bringing a number of topics up to date and using the name UnicodeMath instead of Unicode linear format.

Version 3: Updated to discuss features implemented in the Microsoft Office 2010 applications, see the document for details.

Version 2: Updated the linear format and made a number of corrections, including reference to the Bertrand Russell quote.