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Re: [GNU Mach] [patch] ImPS/2 support

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [GNU Mach] [patch] ImPS/2 support
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 15:55:04 +0200
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On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 01:48:43AM +0200, Patrick Strasser wrote:
> >> I don't know what the Hurd core developers think about this, but this 
> >> implies that everyone use iso-8859-1 encoding and I, for example, use 
> >> windows-1251.
> >
> > Hum, how should I write my name, so ? Should I mispell it ?
> >
> Looks to me (from my knowlege of German/French grammar) like a "trema", 
> two points over a vowel next to another vowel not modifying the 
> pronouciation of the signed one, but to signalise separated 
> pronounciation of the two vowels.

Well, actually, it does change the pronunciation in French. And again, no one
should ever mispell his name when latin1 (iso-8859-1) can spell it correctly,
and that's what most people use anyway. Latin1 is sufficient for most
Western-Europe countries (but not suitable for Eastern-Europe and Asia, etc.).


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