Re: Tagging orthographic systems (was: (iso639.186) the

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Thu Sep 14 2000 - 04:51:09 EDT

Tom Emerson wrote:
> I would think that even within European languages it is possible to
> find texts which use a mixture of orthographies.

Certainly it was the case in the XVIth and XVIIth century in
continental Europe.
A forced move was done during the XVIIIth and XIXth c. toward
the use of unified orthography(-ies), thus leading, at least in
France, with the present situation where too much praise
is given to orthography.


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