From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Wed Jan 29 2003 - 03:34:56 EST

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    At 11:05 AM 1/28/03 -0800, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    >Curtis asked:
    > > I have a distinct memory of a precomposed Latin letter n with diaeresis
    > > (as in the band Spinal Tap), but now I can't find it. It doesn't matter
    > > to me whether it exists or not, other than helping me to understand my
    > > memory. Am I missing it? Did it exist once and is now gone? Or am I
    > > making it all up?
    >The Unicode Standard has precomposed letters with diaeresis:
    >Latin a, e, i, o, u, y, h, t, w, x
    >Greek upsilon
    >Cyrillic a, schwa, zhe, ze, i, o, barred o, e, u, che, yeru
    >No n with diaeresis. Never did and never will.
    >So this appears to be a case of false memory, perhaps brought
    >on by listening to "Back from the Dead" (cranked up to 11)
    >too many times. ;-)

    Actually, the letter as such exists, even if it's not supported in Unicode
    as a single precomposed entity. For a file with many existing, but
    unencoded combinations see

    I don't know what it is, but it is being used.


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