From: Andrew West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Mar 11 2009 - 11:21:35 CST
2009/3/11 Peter Constable <email@example.com>:
> When you say "the Indian writing tradition", would that be Devanagari? Gujarati? ...
The competition rules are horribly vague on this point:
"5. The symbol should be applicable to standard keyboard. The symbol
has to be in the Indian National Language Script or a visual
The stipulation that the symbol "should be applicable to standard
keyboard" (no mention of Unicode or character encoding) is cause for
some debate at <http://www.labnol.org/india/currency-symbol-for-indian-rupee/7739/>.
I especially like the world map on the above page that shows all the
currency symbols, including a rupee sign for India that looks
suspiciously like the Code2000 character ... perhaps James should
claim the 2.5 lakh prize.
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