[Dev-luatex] [NTG-context] arab (omega)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Jun 25 09:52:09 CEST 2006

Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
> Ambiuity is no good; for luatex and beyond we need to consider using the  
> 2200 unicode block for math mode and not the math-like symbols from the  
> 0000 basic latin block. Then the entire problem goes away. punctuation is  
> punctuation; math symbols are math symbols. In TeX the ambiguity is built  
> in since it apparently maps the ascii punctuation to math, which is  
> anachronstic.

That won't work as well as we'd hope: the math blocks do not contain
alternates for the digits and dot, so the ambiguity of 1.2 remains.


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