Superscript and Subscript Characters in General Use
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Thu Jan 5 01:22:39 CST 2017
On Thu, 5 Jan 2017 at 06:03 Marcel Schneider <charupdate at orange.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:20:14 -0700, Doug Ewell wrote:
> > Marcel Schneider wrote:
> > >> I don't understand the relevance to vulgar fractions.
> > >
> > > Vulgar fractions represented using super- and subscript digits around
> > > the FRACTION SLASH U+2044
> > Don't do that.
> > The fact that someone, even a Microsoft MVP, posted an article about
> > this glyph hack does not make it a good idea.
> I found it a good idea long before I found and read the article.
It is not such a good idea, if at all. Superscript and subscript are not
the same thing as denominator and numerators. Many fonts make the
difference and ½ or 1⁄2 or 1/2 will not look like of ¹/₂ or ¹⁄₂ in many
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