Re: Malayalam Zero - an error

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Fri Apr 08 2005 - 07:16:00 CST

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    Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >> The error in the malayalam zero sign
    >> needs to be corrected.
    > If what you say there is true, then the existing character on U+0D66
    > and named "MALAYALAM DIGIT ZERO" can't be removed, but a usage notice
    > can be added in the chart if it actually designates one half.

    Will it not be the reverse (correct the glyph instead)?

    > If there's such an error, then the error comes from ISCII.

    I guess not.
    AFAIK, ISCII does not show, much less prescribe, the shape for the script
    variants of the digits. Only the traditional forms for Devanagari are

    > If ISCII is right in its encoding (which assumes that all scripts can
    > share the same bytecode for the same decimal digit),

    What could be wrong here?
    (And what could be done, particularly on this forum?)


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