Re: U+0482

From: Philippe Verdy (
Date: Fri May 21 2004 - 07:54:18 CDT

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    From: "Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin" <>
    > Why the general Category of U+0482 : CYRILLIC THOUSANDS SIGN is So
    > [Symbol, Other] while the apparently equivalent characters in the
    > U+2160 - U+2183 range are rather Nl [Number, Letter].
    > Granted that U+0482 is not a letter, but IMHO it should at least be
    > No [Number, Other] -- "So" puts it in the same category as a dingbat
    > (no disrespect to dingbats implied).

    See that sign as a numeric punctuation, similar to the dots or commas or spaces
    used in Latin-based languages to group digits. It can't be numeric by itself
    because it has no determined value if used alone, and it is not used to modify
    the value of other digits.

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