Re: LC_CTYPE locale category and character sets.

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jul 18 1998 - 11:52:02 EDT

> I'm pretty sure I have also seen, on this very list, citations for the
>uppercase sharp s character. Is it not in anyone's sights for inclusion?

I'd certainly support it. It would solve some problems very neatly. I
myself have actually seen a capital sharp s in print. A nice response to
automatic capitalization which leaves a small sharp S in the middle of a
capitalized word (MAßSTAB). It had a flat top and a kind of serif. It was

I will not, however, initiate a proposal. Germans can do that.

I have other lost causes to fight for. :-)

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