[sugar] internationalizing numbers?
Joshua N Pritikin
Fri Oct 26 13:48:02 EDT 2007
On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 07:30:22PM +0200, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 15:23 , Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> > I think you mean arabic numerals. Roman numerals are a bit baroque.
> But there are non-arabic numbers in use. For example, the learning
> activity from OLPC Nepal includes a game to learn the numerals in use
> in Nepal:
> (picture of numerals: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/nepali.htm)
No doubt and I know that Hindi/Marathi/Sanskrit has their own version
of the arabic numbers.
I think we have to solve this on a case-by-case basis. We have to
balance standardization and disambiguation against preserving the
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