From: John Hudson (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 17:57:00 EDT

At 11:38 AM 5/16/00 -0800, John Cowan wrote:

>I would think a smart Latin spellchecker would accept either "vita" or "uita"
>without change. I have seen Latin in books using u alone, and I have seen
>it using both u and v.

I'm only familiar with the latter usage. In considering the original
question, I was presuming that we were only talking about the vowel written
as U in modern texts, and not that which remains V.

John Hudson

Tiro Typeworks
Vancouver, BC

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