Superscript and Subscript Characters in General Use

Martin J. Dürst duerst at
Wed Jan 11 21:24:29 CST 2017

On 2017/01/11 17:32, Richard Wordingham wrote:

> The truly straight Unicode approach in HTML is to use 19⁄45.
> Just entering those 5 characters into a text entry box in Firefox gave
> me a properly formatted vulgar fraction.  That is how vulgar fractions
> are supposed to work.  Unfortunately, one may need to avoid 'exciting
> new fonts' in favour of those with a large, working repertoire.

Just for the record: The vulgar fraction display also happened in 
Thunderbird (on Windows). Firefox and Thunderbird use the same display 
engine. I have switched HTML display off, because I prefer to read all 
my mail in plain text, but it still worked.

Regards,   Martin.

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