Basic Latin digits, not everything else (was: RE: How the C programming language bridges the man-machine gap)

Doug Ewell doug at
Mon Apr 18 13:47:19 CDT 2022

Hans Åberg wrote:

>> The superscript European digits are not the same characters as the
>> regular, full-size European digits, by either Unicode's definition of
>> "same" or that of any other character encoding standard. Thus the C
>> standard is only talking about 0123456789, not ⁰¹²³⁴⁵⁶⁷⁸⁹.
> I suggest you check in some C language standard forum.

Then this constraint (consecutive and strictly increasing) cannot be met using Unicode or any other character encoding that I have ever seen.

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