Re: Unicode 6.2 to Support the Turkish Lira Sign

From: Marion Gunn <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 14:08:36 +0100

Note also that handwritten letters and signs often have uppercase "F"
written in reverse (but never its lowercase match "f"), which can cause
problems for OCR processing, yet does not seem to be covered by any
standard for handling such variation of presentation in the real world.

Scríobh 23/05/2012 13:40, Philippe Verdy:
> ...
> Note also that those real-world handwritten Lira symbols would also
> look extremely similar to the handwritten symbols for the Euro, with
> the same basic features : a single long curve open on the right side,
> and two strokes. I know many that already write euros like a mirrored
> J, just to leave enough space for the strokes. The curve of the C does
> not leave enough place in the right side to avoid that the two strokes
> touch it.
> I may give photos of that (for example in handwritten promotional
> price lists facing restaurants and bars, or price indicators in fresh
> food markets) : you recognize the euro, but you hardly find the shape
> of a C as it is clearly truncated of its upper arm.

Marion Gunn * eGteo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, An Charraig Dhubh,
Co. Átha Cliath, Éire/Ireland.
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