Re: French accented letters

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Sep 20 2005 - 21:19:23 CDT

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    Eric Muller <emuller at adobe dot com> wrote:

    > As Bringhurst say: "Neither typographers nor their tools should labor
    > under the sad misapprehension that one will ever mention crêpes
    > flambées or aïoli, no one will have a name like Antonín Dvořák, Søren
    > Kierkegaard, Stéphane Mallarmé or Chloë Jones, and no one will live in
    > Óbidos or Århus, in Kroměříž or Øster Vrå, Průhonice or Nagykőrös,
    > Dalasýsla, Kırkaǧaç or Köln." (The elements of typographic style,
    > version 2.4, page 90)

    I'd be surprised if Chloe Jones spells her name with a diaeresis, but
    you never know.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California

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