Doug Ewell wrote:
>> While I'm reluctant to send HTML-formatted e-mail, it does have the
>> advantage of sub and superscript tags. Being an old-timer and of
>> Official Fogy Age, I hate "in-line" chemical formulae such as "H2O",
>> but unless one resorts to HTML or distracting markup, one will look,
>> well, uncaring, maybe?

> Being from the Age of Unicode, I can write "H₂O" and bypass this
> dilemma altogether.

I take it that subscript came through intact for single-email recipients?

In the digest, that UTF-8 subscript 2 gets "converted" (as above) to a
3-byte iso-8859-1 sequence. :) The web archive is the same.

Yahoo appears a bit encoding-impaired...