Re: Upper case U+0364 for U+0308

From: David Starner (
Date: Thu Jan 12 2006 - 11:09:51 CST

  • Next message: Mike Ayers: "Re: Upper case U+0364 for U+0308"

    On 1/12/06, Otto Stolz <> wrote:
    > There are fonts whose U looks like a modern V -- and vice versa,
    > e. g., <>:
    > the second line reads "solvere vincula corporis".

    I don't know about German, but in early printed English, u and v are
    positional variants of each other. To transcribe them as the modern
    u/v would be a spelling change that would take intelligence.

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Thu Jan 12 2006 - 11:12:27 CST