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Re: Le_tilde_a-t-il_été_utilisé_en_f rançais?

From:Jean-François Colson <fa597525@...>
Date:Friday, April 30, 2004, 18:56
From: "Philippe Caquant" <herodote92@...>

> The tilde, or "signe suscrit", was used in manuscripts > and stone inscriptions in the Middle Age. It looks > like it wasn't only used for the letters m and n, but > also for others. The goal seems to have been sparing > space and time. I believe the Romans did so too. > >
> > (Please don't send Unicode...) >
Sorry, it was the only way to send the letters e with tilde and long s. Or perhaps there's another way I don't know of?


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