Re: superscript π?

jk at jk at
Sat Jul 31 22:33:06 CDT 2021

Dear David,

whilst I fully agree in the importance of Euler's equation, this alone 
would not seem to be enough. Other Greek superscripts are phonetic 
symbols which in some contexts could even be used on there own in plain 
text. What are some other situations one might use superscript π.

John Knightley

On 2021-08-01 09:38, David Chmelik via Unicode wrote:
> There are several other Greek superscripts, so I'm again requesting a
> superscript π (pi, Greek letter p.)  It's part of a key instance of
> the most important mathematical equation (eⁱˣ=cos x+i sin x) the
> instance being (with p for π here) eⁱᵖ+1=0.  The previous argument
> that mathematics discussion should be in complex document formatted
> text (TeX, etc.) is false.  There has always been, and still is,
> mathematics discussion in plain-text only, such as on NNTP/Usenet (and
> Gmane) and Internet Relay Chat (IRC) some of which still have very
> large science discussion areas.  You should probably even have
> complete English and Greek superscripts & subscripts.  That doesn't
> mean it's necessary to have further levels of superscripts and
> subscripts because in such less-common cases there is notation for
> that.  In the more common cases of just one level, scientists are
> tired of having to use other notation.

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