Re: FAQ entry (was: Looking for information on the UnicodeData

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Mar 11 2003 - 16:22:22 EST

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    John Cowan <jcowan at reutershealth dot com> scripsit:

    >> In recent encyclicals, however, at least as published at,
    >> the æ and o are not used.
    > Perhaps because they were using 8859-1?

    That would allow æ but prevent œ, which might seem arbitrary enough that
    they decided to avoid both.

    Another possibility is that Italian keyboard layouts, likely to be in
    use at the Vatican, don't have dedicated keys for either æ or œ.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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