Re: 03F3 j Greek Letter yot

From: Werner LEMBERG (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2005 - 08:10:44 CST

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    > Just across a street from here, there is a travel agency, having a
    > rather huge sign across their windows: "Preßburg reisen" - in all
    > capitals, with ß being rather styled and blocky, so that it somewhat
    > fits the font style used. [...]

    Using `ß' within uppercase words is plain wrong -- the `Duden'
    explicitly says (even for the new German orthography) that it has to
    be replaced with `SS'. In seldom cases (`Masse' vs. `Maße') it should
    be replaced with `SZ' to avoid ambiguity.


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