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Re: [XML-Entities] Question regarding some Unicode sequences

From: Shervin Afshar <shervinafshar@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+ONOD=bUvaAKXq9F0ESwA4pcn-TZ3HA2miyAcxpuBF=g4_A7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 1:49 AM, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:

>
>  Also, a general question comes to mind; what is the policy of MathML
>> regarding character entities which are currently not encoded in UCD,
>> but might be in the future?
>>
> Basically it's too late (the only ones missing now are essentially the non
> combining
> multiple dot accents) the bulk of the math characters added in Unicode 3.1
> -6 were
> added due to the STIX proposal aided and abetted by the needs of this
> entity set.
> (bold digamma and dotless j in particular added specifically for this
> set), but now
> even if Unicode did add a non combining triple dot accent I don't think we
> could
> change tdot any more than we can change race.


Does this imply that no new entities can be added in the future ever? For
example I was thinking to propose addition of Kulkarni-Nomizu Product[1] to
MathML and later propose it to UTC as a NamedSequence of U+22C0 (N-ARY
LOGICAL AND) and U+20DD (COMBINING ENCLOSING CIRCLE).

  [1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kulkarni%E2%80%93Nomizu_product
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