Bug 826026 - [ta_IN] [Waiting for Unicode] Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil (and Classical) fonts to be corrected
Summary: [ta_IN] [Waiting for Unicode] Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lohit-tamil-fonts
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pravin Satpute
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-05-29 12:13 UTC by Shriramana Sharma
Modified: 2019-07-15 06:33 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-01-21 05:31:02 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
lohit-tamil-fonts vs proposed shape (51.25 KB, image/png)
2019-07-15 06:30 UTC, vishalvvr
no flags Details

Description Shriramana Sharma 2012-05-29 12:13:55 UTC
Description of problem:

The glyph of one Tamil symbol 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in the Lohit Tamil (and Classical) fonts is not true to the printed glyphs.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Use the Lohit Tamil (and Classical in SVN) to display the character 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶.

Actual results:

It is given a shape that is different from the actual printed glyphs.

Expected results:

It should be given a shape according to the actual printed glyphs.

Additional info:

This change actually has to be done in Unicode code chart first, and I have submitted a document to Unicode people for this. I will update this bug once it is approved. Till then this is a placeholder so that the issue is not forgotten.

For attestation of the actual printed glyph and replacement glyph for Lohit Tamil fotns, please see bug #807068 and its attachment https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=572886. Do I have to re-attach that attachment here?

Comment 1 Pravin Satpute 2012-05-30 05:27:46 UTC
I have done this change in Lohit-TamilClassical, you can use that as a reference for proposal to Unicode.

Once this done, will fix in Lohit-Tamil as well.

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Comment 3 Pravin Satpute 2013-01-21 05:31:02 UTC
Closing, please reopen once we get approval from Unicode.

Comment 4 Shriramana Sharma 2019-07-12 09:48:02 UTC
This has been reflected in Unicode long ago. If this project is still alive, please fix this. Thank you.

Comment 5 vishalvvr 2019-07-15 06:30:09 UTC
Created attachment 1590613 [details]
lohit-tamil-fonts vs proposed shape

Comment 6 vishalvvr 2019-07-15 06:33:07 UTC
Hi Shriramana, 

My understanding about this bug is, current 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil fonts is incorrect and it should render as per the given attachment. 
Adding this screenshot[1] which shows the current version of TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil vs then shape enhancement suggested. 
Correct me if i am getting this wrong. 

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=1590613


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