Re: Dutch IJ & the austrian stamp's encoding

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai (
Date: Thu Jan 19 2006 - 00:56:26 CST

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    -On [20060118 01:36], André Szabolcs Szelp ( wrote:
    >it indicates, that two glyphs for one grapheme (an not
    >ligature, and that's exactly what the Dutch IJ is:
    >a single grapheme, and in fact not a ligature),

    IJ evolved as a ligature from ii. The j was a long drawn i to make sure it
    became more readable. I wonder where you get the idea from that it is NOT a

    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
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