Italics get used to express important semantic meaning, so unicode should support them

abrahamgross at abrahamgross at
Tue Dec 15 14:52:35 CST 2020

Unicode refused to encode arabic letter variants (not counting compatibility chars), which are taught in school and adults use it, and its how arabic is written, so ur argument here doesn't hold water.

Dec 12, 2020 8:26:10 PM Martin J. Dürst via Unicode <unicode at>:

> Children learn to write with upper case and lower case letters in school, and most people continue to use both as adults. (There are exceptions of course, some people write only with lower case, and some only with upper case.)

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