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bug #42105: standard character variants--esp. for math

Submitted by:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Submitted on:  Sun 13 Apr 2014 08:00:19 AM UTC  
 
Category:  character range Severity:  1 - Wish
Item Group:  character substitution issue Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  development

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Sun 13 Apr 2014 08:00:19 AM UTC, original submission:

Some character variants have been standardized.
http://www.unicode.org/Public/6.1.0/ucd/StandardizedVariants.html

They are to be accessed by encoding variation Selectior 1 (U+FE00) before another character.

Some of these are very delicate differences (e.g. serifs on union-intersection), while some differences are often seen (e.g. less-than or equals with slanted equals). Some of them ... I cant't tell what the difference is about.

It looks like a few dozen math symbols could be alternately displayed this way.

(I wonder if it makes sense also to provide a lookup table variation selector as well.)

Not sure I know what's meant by the emoji vs. text distinction -- mostly their examples look similar, just taken from different fonts -- often the diffrence is that the emoji one is in color.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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