Re: Capital Sharp S in the News

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Jun 30 2008 - 19:02:41 CDT

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    At 19:43 -0400 2008-06-30, David Starner wrote:
    >On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 2:31 PM, Leo Broukhis <> wrote:
    >> Isn't the letter in question the same as the rejected (in 2004)
    >> (existence as character not demonstrated; would cause casing problems
    >> for legacy German data)?
    >Yes. I wish I could offer you a link to the proposal, but there was a
    >new one made, and it offered more than enough evidence to sustain it
    >as a letter. Apparently Unicode decided that the concerns of casing
    >problems were sufficiently dealt by not having the current double s
    >uppercase to it.

    It's only a matter of time before the link becomes a normative
    requirement for German data.

    Michael Everson *

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