Meroitic cursive fractions numerical values

Garth Wallace gwalla at
Thu Apr 2 21:39:41 CDT 2015

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, Andrew West <andrewcwest at> wrote:

> Having said that, I note that the
> numeric value of one character has been reduced in the Unicode data:
> U+2189 VULGAR FRACTION ZERO THIRDS is given the numeric value of "0"
> rather that "0/3".

Could that be because it's intended less as an actual fraction than as a
shorthand for "0 out of 3" (for outs and strikes in baseball)?
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