Re: TECH (?) question: diacritics
|From:||Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 5, 2007, 17:48|
given that "frak" can be interpreted as an expletive (at least that was how a
college roommate of mine used it) perhaps there is something Freudian in that
he is frustrated with the diacritics....
Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:
> 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 &
> > Ã¸), one for Withfraki (which has the double grave accent over the five
> > vowels, but then I need combine one for over Ã¸), 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.
> > Charlie
> Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>