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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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.
This has been reflected in Unicode long ago. If this project is still alive, please fix this. Thank you.
Created attachment 1590613 [details]
lohit-tamil-fonts vs proposed shape
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 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.