Re: The result of the Plane 14 tag characters review

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 18:33:20 EST

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    At 18:25 -0500 2002-11-18, John Cowan wrote:
    >Michael Everson scripsit:
    >> >These is completely comparable to the fact that my local
    >> >English-language newspaper doesn't need a German language tag
    >> >to write Gerhard Schroeder.
    >> No, but it might requires an editor clever enough to write Schröder. :-)
    >It will get mangled if he does: most newspapers historically didn't have

    Sorts is bloody lead type technology. Ain't many newspapers use that
    these days....

    >for characters with diaeresis (don't pester me about "cooperate", please)
    >and wire services could not transmit them.

    Coöperate, co-operate, cooperate. All grist for the spellchecker mill.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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