From: Curtis Clark (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 11 2003 - 23:39:22 EST
John Hudson wrote:
> The same people consider Latin a dead language, suitable only
> for study of ancient documents, which is clearly not the view taken at
> the Vatican, which continues to produce new documents in that language.
> In recent encyclicals, however, at least as published at www.vatican.va,
> the æ and œ are not used.
Botanical taxonomists also produce new documents in Latin (descriptions
of new species and other groups) and also eschew æ and œ, again no doubt
because of font issues.
-- Curtis Clark http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/ Mockingbird Font Works http://www.mockfont.com/
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