Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 826026
[ta_IN] [Waiting for Unicode] Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil (and Classical) fonts to be corrected
Last modified: 2013-01-21 00:31:02 EST
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):
Use the Lohit Tamil (and Classical in SVN) to display the character 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶.
It is given a shape that is different from the actual printed glyphs.
It should be given a shape according to the actual printed glyphs.
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?
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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Closing, please reopen once we get approval from Unicode.