From: Kent Karlsson (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Apr 02 2006 - 05:46:06 CST
Richard Wordingham wrote:
> James Kass wrote:
> >> When a new orthography was announced for German a few years ago,
> >> did you go and make two Latin fonts then, one for the old and one for
> >> the new orthography? I guess (and hope) not... When one for Finnish
> >> started to use ? and ? instead of sh and zh, did you go and make a
> >> font that displays sh as ? and zh as ?? I guess and hope not.
> > Of course not. I've always figured that if anybody wants to represent the
> > "sh" sound with a question mark, they should just
> > use the question mark character at U+0037.
> > (My browser settings munged your message.)
> No! The question mark U+0037 has inappropriate properties
> for a letter.
James's remark here was a joke on that the e-mail system (for him)
converted z-caron (ž) and s-caron (š) (this time I wrote them
decomposed) to question marks...
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