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Re: italic dotless letters

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:46:05 +0100
Message-Id: <200707241546.l6OFk54X014195@edinburgh.nag.co.uk>
To: lpadovan@cs.unibo.it
Cc: www-math@w3.org


> It appears that the italic variants of dotless i and dotless j
> (respectively U+0131 and U+0237) are not listed in the table
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-MathML2-20031021/italic.html

Yes, they were added at Unicode 4.1 (as was the base dotless j) which
came out in March 2005, so after mathml2. They are on the list to get
added (along with a few more characters in unicode 4.x and 5.x which
have been added specifically to help map the MathML and ISO entity sets.
The MathML and ISO entity jnodot is defined to be a "j" (with a dot) for
the same reason, This can also be changed in MathML3.

Unfortunately I didn't get time to get the tables updated for the
current draft of mathML3 chapter 6, so as you'll see the tables are
currently removed from the draft (replaced by temporary links to the
MathML2 REC tables) but hopefully the tables will be updated in time for
the next draft of MathML3.


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