Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega
Its much more effort putting a line over the number than under and thats what they did on that page.
the Romans didnt have a need for large numbers and the line system I believe is actually Medieval, but its all in fun anyway
+0.75 I ain't through with you by a damn sight. I'm gonna get medieval on your...
The practice does date back to Imperium Romanum,
but it was not standardized, if you will. That came later.