Re: Proposal for German capital letter "ß"

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 21:11:18 +0000

On 9 Dec 2015, at 20:57, Gerrit Ansmann <> wrote:

>> Proposal: Shouldn't the glyph be amended to match the natural language?
> Nothing of this is really natural. If you go by what most people do, you would have to write FUßBALL.

In my new edition of the first German translation of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, the editor and I made sure that the cakes said “Iẞ MICH!” and not “Iß MICH!”. :-)

Michael Everson *
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