From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 15:07:39 CST
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 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.
I bet the Duden thought "Capital ß" not "Capital special SS ligature".
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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