Re: TECH (?) question: diacritics
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 5, 2007, 17:16|
Is a "withfraki" anything like a FrathWiki?
You should be able to get what you want using the Unicode combining
chars in all three places.
On 11/5/07, caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
> >>Michael Poxon <mike@...> wrote:
> >>I'm pretty sure there are no a's with double acute in Hungarian,
> >>though it does have both o and u with double acute.
> >Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
> >And more's the pity; I could have used a with double acute recently
> >to go with o and u.
> It's a real bummer. I have to use three sets of graphemes: one for my
> word processor (which allows me to combine double acutes with a, e, i &
> ø), one for Withfraki (which has the double grave accent over the five
> vowels, but then I need combine one for over ø), and one for this
> conlang list (for which I've pretty much stopped using diacritics).
> The diacritics are not really necessary. I use them to show pitch. A
> native speaker would know the pitches and their placement is easy to
> learn. But they do give an "exotic" look to the language.
> For some reason I don't find the double grave accents as esthetically
> pleasing as the double acutes. I guess it's all in what one is used to.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>