RE: Uppercase variant of U+00DF LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S ( "German sharp s", "" )

From: D. Starner (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2005 - 19:42:02 CST

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    "Oliver Christ" <> writes:

    > Otherwise it's like saying "hey guys, here you have an upper-case , not sure whether you
    > actually need it, but please now change all your computer keyboards, and, sorry, but 8859-1
    > doesn't work any more for your language!" ;-)

    This has nothing to do with keyboards or 8859-1. Not all the characters needed for German
    are on the German keyboard (proper dashes, etc.) and 8859-1 is wholely deficient, given
    that there's not proper quotes in 8859-1. A capital could be added without changing
    any of that.

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