A sign/abbreviation for "magister"

Marcel Schneider via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Tue Oct 30 11:35:09 CDT 2018

On 30/10/18 17:01 I wrote:
> A Unicode-conformant way to represent 
> such abbreviations would IMO use U+1D49 followed by U+0301: ,ᵉ́,.

Works actually fine in my browser. 
My apologies to font designers and foundries, already supporting the 
combining diacritics with superscript Latin letters. Only in my text editor 
it didn’t work, hence the commas instead of quotes bracketing the literal.

> We remember that The Unicode Standard explicitly specifies that the 
> glyphs of all superscript or modifier letters of a script shall be equalized.

There is too much interpretation in that statement. TUS actually specifies 
that no difference of usage is intended by a difference in naming schemes, 
i.e. MODIFIER LETTERs shall not be discriminated from those letters 
having SUPERSCRIPT in their name.

> No ransom note effect is allowed in Unicode-conformant fonts

It may not be explicitely prohibited, though it is not Unicode conformant.

Best regards,


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