From: Patrick Andries (Patrick.Andries@xcential.com)
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 12:11:16 EDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karljürgen Feuerherm" <email@example.com>
Sent: 29 juil. 2003 11:47
Subject: French accents on uppercase, was Back to Hebrew, was OT:darn'd
> I believe they're optional though, at least, aren't they?
Depends on the source. But good typographical codes (Imprimerie nationale in
France, Ramat in Québec, etc.) advocate the use of accents on capitals as
they can help disambiguate titles.
IL EST INTERNE A L'HOPITAL
which can be interpreted as
IL EST INTERNE À L'HÔPITAL (he is a student in medecine)
IL EST INTERNÉ À L'HÔPITAL (his case is very severe)
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Tue Jul 29 2003 - 12:57:42 EDT