Re: French spelling scheme
|From:||Robert Hailman <robert@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 1, 2001, 0:54|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> Oskar Gudlaugsson wrote:
> > I hate
> > "ö" in my native orthography, for instance, for being the only umlaut
> > character. So Spanish orthography is nice, IMO.
> Yet Spanish has ü, and no other umlauted characters.
Really? What does it represent? I can't recall ever seeing that,
although I'll admit to knowing very little Spanish.
> > apostrophes are a pain to type, I'm sure we can agree on that :)
> A pain? It's a single character. No harder than typing a space ... how
> is, say, j'aime any harder than j aime? It's the same number of
Well, it's off in the corner, and it's pressed with a weaker finger, so
*hypothetically* it's harder to type - although not significantly. I
think j'aime looks better than j aime - the j is all alone in the