Re: Klingon

Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 13:41:32 EST

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    Philippe Verdy scripsit:

    > Even in the case of Irish, the uppercase "S" denotes a distinctful variant
    > of "s", which should better be noted with some diacritic, such as a hacek or
    > cedilla...

    That is not the case.

    > Imagine what happens when reading uppercased Irish book titles
    > and the confusion it produces? Well it also happens when someone writes
    > French in all uppercase and removes all the accents simply because there's
    > no accented uppercase letter on most French keyboards, despite they are part
    > of its official orthograph...

    I have already demonstrated that uppercasing can cause semantic confusions
    in English.

    Income tax, if I may be pardoned for saying so,         John Cowan
    is a tax on income.  --Lord Macnaghten (1901) 

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