From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 18:25:26 EST
Michael Everson scripsit:
> >These is completely comparable to the fact that my local
> >English-language newspaper doesn't need a German language tag
> >to write Gerhard Schroeder.
> No, but it might requires an editor clever enough to write Schröder. :-)
It will get mangled if he does: most newspapers historically didn't have
sorts for characters with diaeresis (don't pester me about "cooperate", please)
and wire services could not transmit them.
-- What is the sound of Perl? Is it not the John Cowan sound of a [Ww]all that people have stopped email@example.com banging their head against? --Larry http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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