Re: REALLY *not* Tamil - changing scripts (long)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Jul 30 2002 - 23:53:27 EDT

Keld Jrn Simonsen <keld at dkuug dot dk> wrote:

> On the other hand, @ is creeping into old orthographies.
> For Danish like in netc@f or all other words that relate
> to the internet and use an "a", which are many nowadays...

Is that really the same thing, or just a cute stylistic effect? netc@f
can always fall back to the non-"@" spelling when necessary (like in a
domain name). The same can't be said for an orthography that relies on
"@" as a distinct letter from "a".

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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