Re: Back to Hebrew, was OT:darn'd fools

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 12:23:30 EDT

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    At 11:52 -0400 2003-07-29, Jim Allan wrote:

    >One the other hand, dropping diacritics from
    >names or text written in all uppercase is
    >considered acceptable in Quebec French (and I
    >suspect also in France) dating from old
    >addressograph technology and billing typewriter
    >technology where capital letters alone were
    >available and diacritics were not normally
    >included as part of the character set.

    Then you have the old problem: what does LE
    PRESIDENT ASSASSINE mean if such a practice is
    employed?

    -- 
    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com
    


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