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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? *wikipedia* Oh, I see, acute and trema are made out of apostrophe and quotation mark... John Vertical


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>