Why incomplete subscript/superscript alphabet ?

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Mon Oct 3 16:43:04 CDT 2016

Asmus Freytag (c) wrote:

> As a result, you can write basic formulas for select compounds, but
> not all. Given that these basic formulae don't need full 2-D layout,
> this still seems like an arbitrary restriction.

Adding a carefully selected group of styled characters to the original,
carefully selected set seems perfectly reasonable, and is how Unicode
has worked for around 25 years. Is your suggestion to do that, or to
throw the doors wide open?
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org

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