Re: Indian Rupee Sign to be chosen today

From: John W Kennedy (
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 14:13:14 CDT

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    On Jun 24, 2010, at 2:07 PM, Michael Everson wrote:
    > I don't know if this is a joke or not, but none of those five is any good.

    It's no joke; even I, a Yank with no connections on the subcontinent, have been aware of the competition for some time.

    > Evidently there is a desire to merge Latin R and Devanagari RA and then add stripes.

    Just so they don't choose one of the ones that look dangerously like "Rx" signs.

    John W Kennedy
    "The bright critics assembled in this volume will doubtless show, in their sophisticated and ingenious new ways, that, just as /Pooh/ is suffused with humanism, our humanism itself, at this late date, has become full of /Pooh./"
      -- Frederick Crews.  "Postmodern Pooh", Preface

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