Re: Malayalam Zero - an error

From: John Hudson (
Date: Wed Apr 06 2005 - 21:32:01 CST

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    Dean Snyder wrote:

    > In brushing Philippe off, you didn't address the interesting issue raised
    > - just what WOULD you suggest as a fix if indeed the Malayalam "zero"
    > character is represented in the Unicode charts by the "1/2" glyph, while
    > the "1/2" glyph is not represented at all? Or do you think that such a
    > situation would not need fixing?

    Change the glyph in the glyph charts. It wouldn't be the first time that a more
    appropriate glyph has been substituted for a misleading one.

    John Hudson

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