From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Apr 27 2003 - 11:50:37 EDT
From: "Thomas Milo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I usually don't bother to table comments about the state of computing in
> Dutch. But this time it is different: Chris asked for input.
No worries, I was just pointing out that a lot of it was outside the scope
of Office, thats all. :-)
> Are you delighted to get some serious input? Are you turning your nose up
> yet another language that cannot be written with ASCII? I haven't got a
> clue what you mean with <snip a bit>.
When I say that, I am talking about snipping a bit of your text to avoid
quoting the entire post. It is in no way turning up my nose or snubbing
> Wouldn't it be part of implementing Unicode to make the spellers
> aware of the correct orthography?
I do not know enough about the spelling or the grammar checkers to say for
sure, I was just saying (as a mere user of the functionality) that I only
ever recall seeing
capitalization-type corrections in the grammar checker
> This MS facility It's as old as the Brazilian KBD
I am aware that dead keys have been around for a long time, believe me. I am
saying that the US-International keyboard has very wide usage outside of
Dutch and that the features desired by any one language must be tempered by
concern for usability in the others.
And I am aware of many usability concerns from users on the very issue of
> What is snipping? Your take on global computing?
I explained this one already....
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