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!