Re: Those darn curly subscripts (was: More orthographic miscellanea)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, September 13, 2004, 9:52|
Quoting Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>:
> But it would surely have been very strange to have two diacritics which
> look so similar and not treat them the same way. Romanian has no |Ã§|
> (c-cedilla), so putting a comma below |s| and |t| is quite consistent. But
> have a cedilla beneath |c| and a comma beneath |s| would be a tad odd.
> Even if the Turks had done this, all but the pedantic would surely have
> actually written the things the same way.
In practice, the Turks do not seem to much care exactly how their diacritics are
realized; I saw considerable variation in the week I was there.
Some texts even realized all diacritics, except the dot above the dotted i, as
either a macron-above or macron-below.