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Re: Marking up Meters Squared.

From: <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 10:15:40 +0000
Message-ID: <1069668940.3fc1da4c52be6@82.195.128.192>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

However, there is actually a superscript 2 (&#178;) character
> that probably has sufficiently universal support to be safe to use (but
> not for a non-mathematical, general, audience).  It even seems to be in
> code page 437, so available to European/North American PC text mode users.
> Lynx cannot upshift the sup element, but can use the superscript 2 glyph.
> 
> I think I prefer the character.

The W3C and Unicode consortium prefer markup (see 
<http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr20/#Superscripts>, or the same thing hosted 
by W3C at <http://www.w3.org/TR/unicode-xml/#Superscripts>).
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