Re: Indian Rupee Sign (U+20B9) proposal

From: Akshat Joshi (
Date: Tue Jul 27 2010 - 03:46:53 CDT

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    On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 6:28 AM, Kenneth Whistler <> wrote:

    > However, I can assure Tulasi (and anyone else of the "*nation of
    > over a billion populations*") that having 17 (or 17 lakh, or
    > even 17 crore) proposals to encode the Indian Rupee Sign
    > won't get it encoded any quicker than having one or two
    > proposals. Character encoding proposals are not *petitions*
    > decided by numbers or weight of delivered stacks -- they are technical
    > proposals reviewed for technical content and decision by two technical
    > committees.

    Apologies for the late mail on a matter that was long closed maybe.
    Just read it now hence replying.

    Even though you were reiterating what someone else had said, that too when
    you know that you are addressing a nation, doesn't sound very positive.

    -Akshat Joshi
    PS: Even though new to post on this thread, am not very new to Unicode.

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