Re: LATIN CAPITAL LETTER SHARP S officially recognized

From: Michael Everson via Unicode <>
Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2017 12:49:20 +0100

On 1 Jul 2017, at 10:34, Werner LEMBERG via Unicode <> wrote:

> It's even more complicated. Take for example the word `Straße'
> (street), which gets capitalized as `STRASSE’.


> In Germany and Austria this word gets hyphenated as `STRA-SSE' (since hyphenation is not
> influenced by the ß→SS substitution). However, in Switzerland it gets
> hyphenated as `STRAS-SE', since Swiss German doesn't use ß; instead,
> `ss' gets treated as a normal double consonant.

It would be hyphenated STRA-ẞE in any case.

Michael Everson
Received on Sat Jul 01 2017 - 06:49:52 CDT

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