From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 20 2004 - 11:09:55 EST
At 14:57 -0600 2004-03-19, Unspecified wrote:
>Quoting Peter Kirk <email@example.com>:
>> I don't think it affects Irish, unless you want to be dotless Marıon ın
>> Irısh even when usıng a non-Gaelıc font. The consensus on the list seems
>> to be that Irish should be written with a normal i character and the dot
>> removed in particular fonts.
>That's exactly the point. When the dot-convention for lenition is being used,
>the "i" should never be dotted, even when using a non-Gaelic font, because
>there's no such thing as a lenited "i" in Irish.
>It's not a character-glyph issue.
I'm in Roscommon celebrating my partner's
sister's birthday, but I will check some
resources I have at home on this issue.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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