Re: Capital Sharp S in the News

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2008 - 08:15:49 CDT

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    Andreas Stötzner wrote:

    > A quotation translated from the Duden, ed. 1915(!):
    > “The use of *two* letters for *one* sound is just a makeshift which
    > has to be abandoned as soon as an appropriate printing type for the
    > uppercase ß has been created.”
    > So I agree, it’s high time to act.

    German has a long way to go, if the goal is to abandon the use of two
    (or more) letters for one sound.

    Doug Ewell  *  Arvada, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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