From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jul 12 2003 - 08:33:41 EDT
At 08:11 -0400 2003-07-12, Patrick Andries wrote:
>Just out of curiosity, why was « iw » deprecated ? Seems perfectly fine to
>me. And why was « he » chosen (Herero, Hemba, Hellenic Greek) ?
Iwrit (iw), being a German transliteration of the name of the Hebrew
language, and Jiddisch (ji) were both thought (by someone) to be less
suitable than the English-based "he" and "yi" which replaced them.
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