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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 issueStatus: Fix posted
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 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
    Sun 13 Sep 2015 03:59:18 PM UTCStevan_WhiteStatusProceeding=>Fix posted
    Fri 11 Sep 2015 04:24:40 PM UTCStevan_WhiteCategoryoverall font problem=>individual character(s)
      Assigned toNone=>Stevan_White
      SummaryRequire zero with combined character=>Slashed zero with combined character

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