Unicode characters unification

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Mon May 28 14:01:39 CDT 2018

On Mon, 28 May 2018 20:19:09 +0200
Hans Åberg via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> Indistinguishable math styles Latin and Greek uppercase letters have
> been added, even though that was not so in for example TeX, and thus
> no encoding legacy to consider.

They sort differently - one can have vaguely alphabetical indexes of
mathematical symbols.  They also have quite different compatibility

Does sorting offer an argument for encoding these symbols differently.
I'm not sure it's a strong arguments - how likely is one to have a list
where the difference matters?



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