From: Andreas Prilop (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jan 18 2008 - 09:05:23 CST
On Thu, 17 Jan 2008, António Martins-Tuválkin wrote:
> It is ironical that what was once a hack grew to be the right thing to do
> and that current more flexible systems have to go great lengths to emulate
> the constrains of ancient technology?
> (And it's plain ugly, too!)
I vaguely remember that someone (missionary?) invented a writing
system in the 19th century for some language with long vowels.
He used underlined vowels (a e i o u) because they could be
easily written with a typewriter. Today it seems to be a better
choice to use the vowels with macron instead.
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