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Re: lowercasing accented characters

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 24, 2010 at 02:46 UTC ( #846216=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to lowercasing accented characters

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Re^2: lowercasing accented characters
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Jun 24, 2010 at 06:42 UTC
    You are naïve if you think these dæmons can be avoided by using English.

      But those are fancy words brought in by the continental oppressors. But there are other words from the original Saxon :)

        The man who writes in Saxon
        Is the man to use an ax on
Re^2: lowercasing accented characters
by choroba (Archbishop) on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:11 UTC
    There still might be some people studying Old_English and therefore using non-ascii characters.

      Those people can be a real þ in the side.

Re^2: lowercasing accented characters
by mertserger (Curate) on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:46 UTC
    Even the venerable Oxford English Dictionary needs to use accented characters and non-Roman alphabet sets so just using English wouldn't really help.

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