From: Simon Montagu (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 25 2007 - 02:17:54 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> At 23:14 +0100 2007-10-24, Andrew West wrote:
>> Indeed. Even English requires combining marks if you want to support
>> Old English other than normalised Early West Saxon, e.g. ¦¯©‚el or
>> o?e©‚el (oe ligature with combining macron or oe with combining double
>> macron). And I guess that there are a few of us on this list who would
>> say that fully supporting OE is absolutely required for English as a
> Of course it is. I learnt OE in secondary school. Surely that is
> "ordinary" enough.
What does that prove? I learned Classical Greek in secondary school.
Does that mean that fully supporting polytonic Greek is absolutely
required for English as a whole?
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