From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 12:28:30 EST
At 18:06 +0100 2004-01-15, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> > Michael Everson scripsit:
> > >
> > > yIjachQo'. vItlhob.
>> Demonstrating once again that the One True Script for Klingon is Latin.
>Not really: look at how uppercase letters are used: case mapping, which is
>quite safe in languages written with the Latin script, completely breaks the
>Michael did not write: "Yijachqo'. Vitlhob."
Many Latin-script languages write capital letters
in non-initial positions. Irish does quite
regularly: "an tSín" 'China'. Breton does
sometimes. It is common in transliterations of
Of course, Philippe seems to be suggesting that
the One True Script for Klingon is *not* Latin,
because he thinks that yIjachQo' is not Latin,
while Yijach1o' is. Which is, well, incredible.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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