The Use of Eastern Arabic Numerals in GNOME

Eastern Arabic Numerals (٠١٢٣٤٥٦٧٨٩) are sometimes used in conjunction with “regular” numerals (0123456789), commonly called Arabic Numbers, or Western Arabic Numbers.

The former used to be the default system for Arab Countries in West Asia (e.g., Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Yemen, etc.). It is still used in books, some educational texts, government work, and for public signage. It is also used in Arabic KDE, Android and iOS.

In GNOME, I believe there is no language format that uses these numerals. And looking through the translations, I can see that the Arabic team used them.

So the question is: Can the GNOME interface and applications be made to use Eastern Arabic Numerals?

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