Re: India seeks Rupee status symbol

From: Andrew West (
Date: Wed Mar 11 2009 - 11:21:35 CST

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    2009/3/11 Peter Constable <>:
    > 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 <>.

    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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