[Bug 819332] New Turkish Liras Symbol Request

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Wed May 9 15:08:16 UTC 2012

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Ben Laenen <bl.bugs at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Ben Laenen <bl.bugs at gmail.com> 2012-05-09 11:08:15 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Yes the request should be filled at the upstream of each of the major fonts we
> use.
> Though at least for DejaVu, policy was to never add a symbol before the Unicode
> consortium had approved it and allocated a long-term codepoint, as fonts that
> make codepoint mistakes cause no end of interoperability problems (users tend
> to build documents that use the wrong temporary codepoint years after a new one
> was allocated, if you release 'temporary' fonts that let them do it)

We did make a small exception in DejaVu for the rupee symbol, but that proposal
was far enough to ensure that the code point wouldn't change anymore. I don't
know how far the Turkish lira proposal has progressed.

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