Re: Malayalam Zero - an error?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Apr 07 2005 - 01:43:48 CST

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    At 17:33 -0500 2005-04-06, N. Ganesan wrote:
    >I am not suggesting adding any symbols for fractions in Tamil or Malayalam.
    >There are tons of fractions in Tamil, for example. Nowadays, the
    >Hindu-Arabic numerals and decimal system has replaced all these.

    That may be true, but for representation of historical materials they
    should probably be encoded. I recently acquired a good reference
    source for South Indian scripts which contains a number of these
    characters, which will doubtless lead to a proprosal in due course.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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