Re: Le_tilde_a-t-il_Ã©tÃ©_utilisÃ©_en_f ranÃ§ais?
|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?