Re: A sign/abbreviation for "magister"

From: Janusz S. Bień via Unicode <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 11:43:57 +0100

On Mon, Oct 29 2018 at 7:57 GMT, James Kass wrote:
> Janusz S. Bień asked,
>> Do you claim that in the ground-truth for HWR the
>> squiggle and raising doesn't matter?
> Not me!

I know, sorry if my previous mail was confusing.

> "McCoy", "M=ͨCoy", and "M-ͨCoy" are three different ways of
> writing the same surname.  If I were entering plain text data from an
> old post card, I'd try to keep the data as close to the source as
> possible.  Because that would be my purpose.  Others might have
> different purposes.  As you state, it depends on the intention. But,
> if there were an existing plain text convention I'd be inclined to use
> it.  Conventions allow for the possibility of interchange, direct
> encoding would ensure it.

Best regards


Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)
Received on Mon Oct 29 2018 - 05:44:33 CDT

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