Re: OT? Languages with letters that always take diacriticals

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Mar 16 2004 - 10:10:29 EST

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    Marion Gunn <mgunn at egt dot ie> wrote:

    > Irish in Roman script is written i with dot above, Irish in
    > traditional script is written i without dot above. The current
    > flooding of our local advertising and publishing markets by various
    > non-native uncial fonts to write our language goes against tradition
    > in imposing on us that unwanted dot. Is there any way at all that
    > using Unicode can help support our tradition?

    Nope. Not unless it wants to stop being a character encoding standard
    and become a glyph registry instead.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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