From: Antoine Leca (Antoine10646@leca-marti.org)
Date: Tue Mar 16 2004 - 15:07:42 EST
On Tuesday, March 16, 2004 4:12 PM
Radovan Garabik <email@example.com> va escriure:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 02:24:14PM +0000, Marion Gunn wrote:
>> Scríobh Radovan Garabik <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Irish in Roman script is written i with dot above,
>> Irish in traditional script is written i without dot above.
> You have to decide one basic philosophical question:
> is your dotless-i the same letter as our "i", only in your
> traditional font, or is it a different letter?
I let this to Marion
> E.g. if you write foreign name in Irish, let's say "Philadelphia",
> is it with dots or not?
But here, I can answer: you did not read what she wrote:
when writing with "Roman script", she writes a dot;
when writing with "traditional script", she does not.
> (For example, old German in Frakkur typeface has been decided to be
> just different font, but the same lattin letters as we know today)
Like U+017F? ;-)
> If it is a different letter, then you should use U+0131 LATIN SMALL
> LETTER DOTLESS I where appropriate,
Well, going this way...
> and all should work smoothly
... not so sure...
> (except for spellcheckers and such,
... and keyboards, and existing applications, UIs, etc. and fonts that have
it wrong (rendering U+0069 dotless), and it needs very strange "Roman
script" fonts, where U+0131 should be rendered with a dot!
Here for sure you will surprise a lot of Turks, and even much more people!!!
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