Re: Unicode 6.2 to Support the Turkish Lira Sign

From: Martin J. Dürst <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 15:35:20 +0900

On 2012/05/30 4:42, Roozbeh Pournader wrote:

> Just look what happened when the Japanese did their own font/character set
> hack. The backslash/yen problem is still with us, to this day...

To be fair, the Japanese Yen at 0x5C was there long before Unicode, in
the Japanese version of ISO 646. That it has remained as a font hack is
very unfortunate, but for that, not only the Japanese, but also major
international vendors are to blame.

Regards, Martin.
Received on Wed May 30 2012 - 01:39:00 CDT

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