I started this thing about DIGIT SEVEN WITH STROKE
to poke fun at the number of times glyphs appear
to be duplicated with slight variations. But now
it appears to have taken a turn to something else:
1) Sometimes short-ranging figures and long-ranging
figures (I can never remember which is which; are
short-ranging the "capital" digits?) are mixed in
a document. This is a formatting issue, right?
2) Has Unicode code-points for bold, italic, etc.?
text? Sometimes that is important to the meaning
of a text.
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---- "Figge, Donald" <Donald.Figge@usa.xerox.com> wrote: > . . . and still another digit one, non-tabular, > for fine typography. And, of > course, there are the old-style digits. > > Don > // > > -----Original Message----- > From: Valeriy E. Ushakov [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 3:19 PM > To: Unicode List > Subject: Digits (Was: What a difference a glyph > makes...) > > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 12:02:15 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org > wrote: > > > This reminds me of "Are DIGIT SEVEN and DIGIT > SEVEN > > WITH STROKE distinct characters?" Yeah, our decimal > > number system has at least thirteen digits: > > > DIGIT ONE > > Add another ONE here: digit one with bottom stroke: > > /| > _|_ > > This bottom stroke in ONE was mandatory, just like > slashed zero, for > submitting punching jobs (you know, in those batch > days when punched > cards were still in active use and you had an option > to submit a > handwritten text of your program to be punched > for you). > > > SY, Uwe > -- > email@example.com | > Zu Grunde kommen > http://www.ptc.spbu.ru/~uwe/ | > Ist zu Grunde gehen >
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