Re: Apostrophes for Krauts

From: Kevin Bracey (
Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 07:12:38 EST

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          Markus Kuhn <> wrote:

> b) The key left of backspace used to be a non-spacing key on German
> typewriters that allowed to put grave, acute, and circumflex (= grave
> + acute) onto other letters for writing French. This accent key should
> again always be configured as a non-spacing key, because this will make
> intuitively clear that U+0060 and U+00B4 should not be used for
> anything but entering French accents on to of other base letters.

On what systems is it _not_ a non-spacing key? It is on ours, at least.

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