Re: Character list for European and Canadian use in the revised keyboard standard ISO/IEC 9995-3, supplementing MES-1

From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (
Date: Tue Sep 23 2008 - 05:49:36 CDT

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    -On [20080923 12:33], Michael Everson ( wrote:
    >A great many of the actual users prefer the single character letter to the
    >string. Ask Tom Milo. :-)

    Or me. :P

    Take a simple place name in the Netherlands:

    Capelle aan den IJssel

    You do not write Ijssel, which would be the case if you use i and j

    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
    イェルーン ラウフロック ヴァン デル ウェルヴェン | | GPG: 2EAC625B
    I could shed anoter million tears, a million breaths, a million names
    but only one Truth to face...

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