Re: North Indic Fractions etc.

From: fantasai (
Date: Mon Jun 06 2011 - 20:16:38 CDT

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    On 06/06/2011 07:57 PM, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
    > On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:20 PM, fantasai<> wrote:
    >> Is there a reason why the North Indic fractions and Aegean numbers and
    >> measures
    >> are not assigned to any scripts in the ScriptExtensions.txt file?
    >> I don't really know what list of scripts they should belong to, but they
    >> don't
    >> seem very "Common".
    > I don't know about Aegean but North Indic fractions are used in
    > multiple North Indian scripts including Devanagari. Please read:
    > (from
    > And perhaps you misunderstand the meaning of "common" -- it doesn't
    > mean they are common in usage. It means that they are common to more
    > than one script, whether in frequent use or rare use.

    Right, but the ones that are common to an enumerated set of scripts
    are listed in ScriptExtensions.txt. But these are not. If they are
    only used in North Indian scripts, then they should be listed in
    ScriptExtensions.txt as associated with those scripts.


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