From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 18 2004 - 19:05:25 EST
At 15:58 -0800 2004-03-18, Peter Kirk wrote:
>On 18/03/2004 10:30, Michael Everson wrote:
>>You mistake orthography and glyph choice with character identity.
>>"Dotless i" as a *character* is used only in Turkic languages, has
>>nothing to do with Irish, and never has.
>May I pick a nit here? Dotless i is used in the official orthography
>of at least one non-Turkic language, that of Udi, a north-east
>Caucasian minority language of Azerbaijan; I think it is also in the
>Latin script orthography of Lezgi, the language of a much larger
And as such its use areally is appropriate.
The suggestion that we have a problem in Irish at all was incorrect
in the first instance, so all of this discussion is moot.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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