Re: Character identities

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Oct 24 2002 - 11:17:26 EDT

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    From: "Otto Stolz" <>

    > To substitute a long s glyph at the right spots you must fully
    > analyse the sentence -- grammatically, and in cases as in the
    > previous example, even semantically -- to find the correct
    > spelling. Hence, it is much easier to type the "ſ", and "s",
    > characters in their proper places, and then replace "ſ" with
    > "s", if so desired.

    I'm not aware of any keyboard layout, German or otherwise, that contains
    U+017F. Would it be reasonable to suggest that it be added to the
    standard German layout? AltGr+s seems to be available.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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