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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 > keystrokes.
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 second. -- Robert


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