At 12:41 PM 12/28/1999 -0800, Glen Perkins wrote:
>Italics in an English magazine article could
>also make it possible to refer to the French /chat/ without causing the
>reader to misinterpret it as the English chat. The italics aren't used in
>these cases for esthetics, they're used to make the writing comprehensible.
>Should italic markup therefore be added to Unicode? (I'm not proposing it,
>by the way.)
No - Just create the text as follows:
Italics in an English magazine article could also make it possible to refer
to the French [Unicode Language for French codes] chat [Unicode Language
for English codes] without causing the reader to misinterpret it as the
IOW: Show that the first "Chat" is French and let the actual Word Processor
convert it to Italic (based on a built in style setting) when it imports
the TEXT into WP format.
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