Re: any ideas for slashed zero's
On Mar 4, 2:46pm, Carl Morris wrote:
> I would like to put the slashes in the zero's
> amateurs commonly use. However most fonts on the PC don't include a
> slash, not to mention that would limit me to a particular font.
> I have
> thought about using CSS to backup and place the slash over the zero,
> not sure that is a great idea though.
Nope. You could use U+0337 "combining short solidus overlay" which is
a non-spacing diacritical mark (ie it puts a slash through the letter
it is next to)
> I was wondering if any future
> font specification was going to address this.
Selection of specific glyphs is a known issue. ther ei s the famous Adobe
Poetical font with 57 different ampersands.
> Then maybe I could use
> something like &szero; in HTML,
There isn't a single 'zero with slash' character in unicode, i just
looked. Of course the entity could be declared as zero followed by
> I also kinda wonder what happened to the FONT stuff we all heard so
> much about a year ago.
It's sitting there being cooked up. Although it wasn't a year ago,
more like 9 months. The major outstanding issue is protection of IPR,
which needs some fairly intricate solutions.
Chris Lilley, W3C [ http://www.w3.org/ ]
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