On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, John Cowan wrote:
> Okay, I now grasp that firmly. Now just what is the difference between the
> ARABIC-INDIC DIGITs (U+0660 et seq.) and the EASTERN ARABIC-INDIC DIGITs
> (U+06F0 et seq.) other than glyph shape? The EASTERN ones are classed
> as "European numbers" for bidi purposes, but I don't really understand
> the effect of that.
I really would have preferred them unified. They create problems when
I try to explain the reason behind their existence to an Iranian
developer. I have some examples for the difference being somehow
necessary, but again they're not enough.
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