Swastikas in the bookshelf

Steven Sinofsky apologizes for the inclusion of a clockwise swastika in Microsoft’s Bookshelf Symbol 7 font. Character code 0x7E. Star of David is 0x74. Microsoft released a tool to take the offending character off of your system. Yes, the symbol was used by the Nazi party, but has a history of a few thousand years. It was also part of Rudyard Kipling’s coat of arms!
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  1. JZ on wrote:

    The font fix has been made a critical update within the past few days — and it seems to remove the Star of David as well as the swastikas.