From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 17 2005 - 06:03:55 CST
On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 12:16:42PM +0100,
Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin <email@example.com> wrote
a message of 42 lines which said:
> A US federal body in charge of standardizing the spelling of
> geographic names
It is quite common in France (where the composed characters are much
more common) to have *some* official bodies unable to deal with
anything else than US-ASCII.
More funny, it depends on the location. The registry of companies, for
instance, accept composed characters in some departments but not in
My ID spells my first name "Stéphane" (which is correct) while my
driver's licence spells "Stephane" probably because the driving
licences bureau used an US information system...
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