From: André Szabolcs Szelp (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 27 2008 - 02:29:36 CST
Sorry for the double post, I did not notice Ch. Fynn's mail and your reply
before posting this. I blame the change of the subject line ;-)
Sorry for the hassle!
2008/10/27 André Szabolcs Szelp <email@example.com>
> why not simply use
> U+0337 COMBINING SHORT SOLIDUS OVERLAY
> U+0338 COMBINING LONG SOLIDUS OVERLAY
> I thought we'd encode composable characters only, if they are part of a
> legacy encoding?
> The slashed S was also used in Latvian, not only in Sorbian, but it's
> actually a slashed LONG S, afaik.
> 2008/10/27 Karl Pentzlin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Hello everybody,
>> I am working on a proposal to encode letters which occur in 19th century
>> Latvian and early 20th century Lower Sorbian orthography.
>> These are the slashed versions of G/g, K/k, N/n, R/r, and S/s.
>> All of these occur in 19th century Latvian; the slashed S/s occurs in
>> early 20th century Lower Sorbian.
>> You find the draft of my proposal (entitled: "Proposal to encode 10 Latin
>> letters with diagonal stroke") at:
>> To complete this proposal, I need any scans or digital photographs
>> from text containing the proposed letters, with the bibliographical
>> information regarding these texts.
>> (Especially, I hope to get more appropriate examples of 19th century
>> Latvian orthography as the fig. 2 contained in the 2008-10-26 draft
>> of my proposal.)
>> I would appreciate any such texts or any other comments regarding my
>> proposal, especially if I could get them in time to finish my proposal
>> this week (last week of October 2008), in time to the next UTC meeting.
>> You can mail me privately to (in English or German):
>> karl-pentzlin (at) europatastatur (dot) de.
>> Many thanks in advance for any help.
>> Best wishes
>> Karl Pentzlin
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