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Re: Unicode and math symbols
From: "Martin J. Duerst" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Inclusion of additional characters, in particular genuinely new
(in the sense that they are not just the same as something already
in) but well established math symbols, in not a problem at all
(except for time, which is spent mainly on the ISO side).
Well, not quite. If it is not in the standard, then frustrated
implementors and frustrated users will put characters *somewhere*
and end up with many competing incompatible layouts... (Much like
we have a dozen different \specials just for including EPS images).
There many ongoing additions, in particular scripts not yet
covered, historical scripts, and CJK ideographs.
Of course, moving things around is a completely different issue,
to be avoided at all cost.