John Clews writes:
> In message <9611301557.AA25383@Unicode.ORG> unicode@Unicode.ORG writes:
> > At 13:27 30/11/96 +0000, Peter Flynn wrote: Re: HTML - i18n / NCR &
> > > 9F (159) -- Ÿ -- Ydieresis
> > >
> > >Y diaeresis is a non-existent character, according to the experts on
> > >TYPO-L, who have just discussed this in depth.
Well, my information is that it is used in French, a number
of French names are using the diaeresis to tell that this
letter is to be pronounced by itself, and not to be combined
with the preceding vowel. The upper-case form is then used whenever
the name is all capitalized, as for example on road-signs.
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