Markus Kuhn wrote:
> The ASCII digits 0-9 *are* globally known, thanks to a product of Earth
> civilization commonly referred to as the "telephone".
Do you specifically know that the Arabic-Indic digits are not used
on telephone dials in Arabic-script-using countries? Anyhow, the
point is to type Unicode characters on computer keyboards, not
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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