Re: Uppercase ß is coming? (U+1E9E)

From: John Hudson (
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 12:53:37 CST

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    Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:

    > No argument there. There *shouldn't* be such a thing as capital ß. But
    > Unicode is descriptive and not prescriptive. Obviously, people are
    > using this misbegotten character, so it needs to have a code point.

    Or are they using this misbegotten glyph variant, in which case it needs to have
    appropriate glyph level activation?

    It seems to me to be begging the question to assume that it is a character.

    John Hudson

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