Re: Dutch IJ, again

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sat May 24 2003 - 18:04:58 EDT

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    Curtis Clark <jcclark at mockfont dot com> wrote:

    > It occurs to me that I would almost always capitalize as IJver, for
    > the same reason that I and many others routinely capitalize the second
    > letter as well as the first: keyboard slips. In every other case,
    > though, it would be an error, which en-us MS Word would automatically
    > correct. :-)

    Unless you turn off the MS Word option to do this. You did know it
    could be turned off, right?

    Pim Blokland <pblokland at planet dot nl>, aka "Pim Bloikalnd,"

    > The Dutch version of MS-Word doesn't understand about i+j either: it
    > "corrects" IJver to Ijver.

    So turn off the option already.

    > Presumably this was done to force us into using U+0133...

    This is a joke, right?


    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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