[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 2/2] Use "№" for number sign in commentary

Paul_Koning at dell.com Paul_Koning at dell.com
Wed Jul 29 13:58:30 UTC 2015

> On Jul 29, 2015, at 3:03 AM, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote:
> * africa, asia, europe, southamerica:
> In commentary, be more consistent about using № (U+2116 NUMERO SIGN)
> for number sign, as opposed to "No.", "Nº", "#", etc.

I don’t think it’s a good idea to use an obscure Unicode character that a lot of people won’t be able to display.  It’s one thing to use proper letters with diacriticals.  But “No.” is perfectly clear.  The proposed character is just a rather ugly ligature for that abbreviation.


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