Re: Why not just change the glyph of 20A8 RUPEE SIGN?

From: André Szabolcs Szelp (
Date: Fri Jul 30 2010 - 03:37:57 CDT

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    Actually, while it's quite probable that the sign won't be used by any other
    currency, I believe there would be no way to prevent that. Cf. the usage of
    $ all over the world. I believe, other nations using a rupee _could_ adopt
    Having all that said, I don't believe though, as all recent movements of
    changing currency symbols aim at establishing a unique identity. Adopting a
    foreign country's sign would not fulfill this goal.


    On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Shriramana Sharma <>wrote:

    > Thanks all for responding. Of course it was my mistake to forget that there
    > are other countries using the Rupee currency. Maybe the new character will
    > be named the INDIAN RUPEE SIGN to underline the fact that this sign is only
    > for India.

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