use vs mention (was: second attempt)

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at
Thu Nov 1 02:46:40 CDT 2018

On Wed, 31 Oct 2018 23:35:06 +0100
Piotr Karocki via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> These are only examples of changes in meaning with <sup> or <sub>,
> not all of these examples can really exist - but, then, another
> question: can we know what author means? And as carbon and iodine
> cannot exist, then of course CI should be interpreted as carbon on
> first oxidation?

Are you sure about the non-existence?  Some pretty weird
chemical species exist in interstellar space. 


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