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Article about the Indian rupee and other missing currency symbols.
Missing? Has someone stolen them?
These articles pop up now and then, and I’m always amazed at how long it takes. It seems like it would be easy to just hire a foreign firm to design a symbol in thirty days, rush it into use, and let everyone who hates it blame the foreigners for a year or two until everybody gets used to it.
Three screens of BBC blather could have been avoided by Charmap
₨ = U+20A8
I always enjoy this kind of discussion in the mainstream media, don't shoot the messenger sii!
Sorry Auntie :-(