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bug #45933: Slashed zero with combined character

Submitted by:  Hsing-yen He <hammerandsickle>
Submitted on:  Fri 11 Sep 2015 02:53:38 PM UTC  
Category:  individual character(s) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  character substitution issue Status:  Fix posted
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  development

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Sun 13 Sep 2015 01:46:21 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Thank you, I hope they will be available in all faces.

Hsing-yen He <hammerandsickle>
Fri 11 Sep 2015 04:24:40 PM UTC, comment #1: 


The fonts already support slashed zero via the font feature 'zero'.  This is superior for most purposes, because it simply presents the character differently, rather than inserting an auxiliary character.

I have not found any mention in the Unicode Standard of making a slashed zero with a combining mark, although it seems sort of reasonable.

In fact, most of the faces in the font already supported this.  I put the positioning anchor on the couple that didn't already have it.


Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Fri 11 Sep 2015 02:53:38 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hi Steve,

The Wikipedia article “Slashed zero” refered some different type of zero with combined character. They are 0̸ and 0̷ for slashed zero and 0⃓ for vertical trace of dotted zero. I found they’ re works with FreeSans Regular, FreeSerif Bold and FreeMono Regular only.

Hsing-yen He <hammerandsickle>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-09-13 Stevan_White StatusProceeding => Fix posted
    2015-09-11 Stevan_White Categoryoverall font problem => individual character(s)
        StatusNone => Proceeding
        Assigned toNone => Stevan_White
        SummaryRequire zero with combined character => Slashed zero with combined character

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