[Bug 826026] New:=?UTF-8?Q?=20Glyph=20of=200BF6=20TAMIL=20DEBIT=20SIGN=20=E0=AF=B6=20in=20Lohit=20Tamil=20?=(and Classical) fonts to be corrected

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Tue May 29 12:13:55 UTC 2012


            Bug ID: 826026
        QA Contact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
          Severity: unspecified
           Version: 16
          Priority: unspecified
                CC: fonts-bugs at lists.fedoraproject.org,
                    i18n-bugs at lists.fedoraproject.org, psatpute at redhat.com
          Assignee: psatpute at redhat.com
           Summary: Glyph of 0BF6 TAMIL DEBIT SIGN ௶ in Lohit Tamil (and
                    Classical) fonts to be corrected
        Regression: ---
      Story Points: ---
    Classification: Fedora
                OS: Unspecified
          Reporter: samjnaa at gmail.com
              Type: Bug
     Documentation: ---
          Hardware: Unspecified
        Mount Type: ---
            Status: NEW
         Component: lohit-tamil-fonts
           Product: Fedora

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

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

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?

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