Encoding italic

James Kass via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Sat Jan 26 00:39:42 CST 2019

On 2019-01-26 12:18 AM, Asmus Freytag (c) responded:
> On 1/25/2019 3:49 PM, Andrew Cunningham wrote:
>> Assuming some mechanism for italics is added to Unicode,  when 
>> converting between the new plain text and HTML there is insufficient 
>> information to correctly convert to HTML. many elements may have 
>> italic stying and there would be no meta information in Unicode to 
>> indicate the appropriate HTML element.
> So, we would be creating an interoperability issue.
What happens now when we convert plain-text to HTML?

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