Re: Uppercase is coming? (U+1E9E)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 15:07:39 CST

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    At 11:53 -0700 2007-05-04, John Hudson wrote:
    >Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:
    >>No argument there. There *shouldn't* be such a
    >>thing as capital . 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.

    I bet the Duden thought "Capital " not "Capital special SS ligature".

    Michael Everson *

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