Re: How to encode underlined characters

From: Chris Harvey (
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 08:26:56 CDT

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    Ysgrifennodd Philippe Verdy <> ar y 08-09-2005 am 16:58:
    > But later, when keyboards were extended, wasn't there a backquote (`)
    > usable as a grave accent over e (è) , which was probably better than
    > using the complex digraph of underlined vowels?

    The grave accent is used to mark stress. By using the underline accent and
    doubled (long) vowels, there is no graphic interference with the stress


    Gwlad heb iaith, gwlad heb galon
    ᑭᑕᐢᑭᓇᐤ ᑳᓀᓱᐏᑌᐦᐃᓇᑿᐣ, ᑮᐢᐱᐣ ᐃᔨᐣᑐ ᐱᑭᐢᑵᐏᐣ ᐘᓂᑎᔭᐦᑭ
    (A country without its language is a country without a heart)

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