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sr #108812: Support Siddhaṃ

Submitted by:  Hsing-yen He <hammerandsickle>
Submitted on:  Wed 06 May 2015 03:19:35 PM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  None

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Wed 06 May 2015 07:44:08 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Hi Hsing-yen,

No, honestly I hadn't ever seen it.
But this is a job for another day!


Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Wed 06 May 2015 03:19:35 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hi Steve,
Have you ever thought about providing support for Siddhaṃ text? This script is used for writing Sanskrit during the period ca 600-1200 CE before Devanagari appearing. This script is also known as “悉曇”(xītán; shittan) “梵字”(fànzì; bonji) in China and Japan.


Here is the official Unicode chart:

There is an open-source Siddhaṃ font can be used:

Hsing-yen He <hammerandsickle>


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