[sugar] internationalizing numbers?

Bert Freudenberg bert
Fri Oct 26 13:30:22 EDT 2007

On Oct 26, 2007, at 15:23 , Joshua N Pritikin wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 11:21:44AM +0200, Pascal Scheffers wrote:
>> Other than that, and only judging from the occasional arab, japanese,
>> chinese and hebrew website I see but cannot read, most just use roman
>> numerals like we do in left to right, most significant digit first.
> 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)

- Bert -

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