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[whatwg] Vulgar fractions

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:30:02 +0200
Message-ID: <ACFADBFD-1A1D-4BC6-A515-9BAE10DF182D@crissov.de>
?istein E. Andersen:
> Currently, only a limited set of vulgar fractions can be expressed  
> in HTML, viz, those that exist as pre-composed characters in  
> Unicode.  (...)
>
> 1) According to Unicode (...), `any sequence of one or more decimal  
> digits, followed by the fraction slash [U+2044], followed by any  
> sequence of one or more decimal digits ... should be displayed as a  
> unit, such as ?'.

FWIW, JFTR and FYI, Wikipedia has a 'frac' template <http:// 
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Frac> whose code has changed over  
time, but always used the fraction slash, and may be different in  
other Wikipedias (or Mediawikis).
Received on Sunday, 19 April 2009 05:30:02 UTC

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