From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Feb 10 2007 - 13:17:25 CST
Richard Wordingham <richard dot wordingham at ntlworld dot com> wrote:
> And what about six to ten? I sometimes remember to stack them in
> pairs to simplify the conversion to decimal.
That would be a layout problem.
> Are they definitely characters, rather than illustrations? One
> doesn't normally report the results by means of tallies, but instead
> one uses normal numerals.
If the Aegean numbers from U+10107 through U+10133 are worthy of
encoding—and I'm not saying they aren't—then I would think the tally
marks fall into the same category. I'm not sure U+007C is well-suited
for the "one" symbol either.
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