Bug 826026 - [ta_IN] [Waiting for Unicode] Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil (and Classical) fonts to be corrected
[ta_IN] [Waiting for Unicode] Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lohit-tamil-fonts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Pravin Satpute
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-05-29 08:13 EDT by Shriramana Sharma
Modified: 2013-01-21 00:31 EST (History)
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Description Shriramana Sharma 2012-05-29 08:13:55 EDT
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.

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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 01:27:46 EDT
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 00:31:02 EST
Closing, please reopen once we get approval from Unicode.

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