Re: OE diphthongs/breaking (was: Re: Germanic vowel correspondences (was: Scots.))
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 8:27|
On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 21:57:58 -0400, ROGER MILLS wrote:
>Mark J. Reed wrote:
>>Right-alt (a.k.a. Alt Gr) only works with the keyboard set to US Intl,
>>which might have other undesired effects (like turning some
>>punctuation marks into dead keys).
>True, but it saves a lot of effort if you do much with Spanish/French, even
>German...not to mention conlangy stuff............You just have to get used
>to hitting the space bar when necessary :-)))
I can see the point for circumflex and tilde, but what do you ever need a free-
standing acute, grave or trema for, anyway? ASCII art?
Oh, I see, acute and trema are made out of apostrophe and quotation mark...