Devanagari and Subscript and Superscript

Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Dec 15 11:46:06 CST 2015

Plug Gulp wrote:

> It will help if Unicode standard itself intrinsically supports
> generalised subscript/superscript text.

This falls outside the scope of "plain text" as defined by Unicode, in
much the same way as bold and italic styles and colors and font faces
and sizes.

There are several rich-text formats besides HTML that support arbitrary
subscript and superscript text. PDF and Word leap to mind.

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO ����

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