Re: Apostrophe, and DIN keyboard

From: Andreas Prilop <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:42:58 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 13 Aug 2012, Otto Stolz wrote:

>> show what the braindead German DIN keyboard layout has done to
>> the apostrophe (’): Killed by the acute accent (´).
> Andreas’ example does not present any evidence that
> an acute accent is involved. It could as well be a
> real U+2019 apostrophe, rendered in a slanted, sanserif
> font. As the text is presented in PNG, i. e. grafic,
> format, you really cannot tell the difference.

You are typographically challenged. People who understand fonts
better than you will recognize Helvetica Condensed Black Oblique.

It is really sad that even academic persons today cannot see
the difference between an apostrophe (’) and an acute accent (´).
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