From: Kent Karlsson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 28 2010 - 09:43:29 CDT
Den 2010-06-28 10.16, skrev "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>:
> On 28 Jun 2010, at 06:41, Mahesh T. Pai wrote:
>> Mahesh T. Pai said on Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 10:57:53AM +0530,:
>>> On a serious note -
>>> 1. Would a change of glypn / glyph shape be considered?
> It would depend on what is chosen by the Government, I should think.
Also note that the character named RUPEE SIGN has a compatibility
decomposition to "Rs" (short for "Rupees" I guess, not for "rupee sign"):
20A8;RUPEE SIGN;Sc;0;ET;<compat> 0052 0073;;;;N;;;;;
This compatibility decomposition cannot be changed, nor can the sample
glyph be changed significantly (i.e. it must continue to look much like
Unfortunately, some current fonts erroneously display a glyph for
that character that looks more like "Rp". That is a font error,
and nothing else.
If a "NEW RUPEE SIGN" (or whatever name is preferred) is chosen,
and this goes the same way as the EURO SIGN, i.e. is highly likely to
be actually used, as was the case when the EURO SIGN was added to Unicode),
and assuming the glyph does not look like "Rs", a new character will need
to be added.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Mon Jun 28 2010 - 09:47:00 CDT