re: little lines below

From: Jonathan Coxhead (
Date: Thu Nov 12 1998 - 21:23:24 EST

   Alain LaBonté wrote,

 | The masculine and feminine indicators were initially coded in Latin 1 mainly
 | for Portuguese, a brother language of French (of course). That said,
 | anybody can use them, for any usage, in any language!

   Surely "no-one" [ :-) ] in the Western world uses 'No' anyway? It's
mainly there for Russian, where it is used extensively, but where the
letter 'N' does not exist (a Cyrillic 'N' looks like an 'H') except in
this combination.

   In England, as in France I imagine, people would normally just write
'No', or N<super>o</super>, or even '#'.


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