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Re: [groff] 04/28: groff_char(7): Revise glyph descriptions.

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [groff] 04/28: groff_char(7): Revise glyph descriptions.
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 13:18:46 +0100
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On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 11:36:36PM +1000, G. Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > -\[char223] \[char223] 223 germandbls u00DF German double s (sharp s)
> > > +\[char223] \[char223] 223 germandbls u00DF lowercase sharp s
> [there is no uppercase Eszett]
> Au contraire!  It's U+1E9E, added in Unicode 5.0.[1]

Also adopted by the Council for German Orthography in 2017
2.3 ยง 25).  It's not part of the orthography I learned in school either,
and I imagine there are a fair few native speakers who prefer not to use
it (it is ever thus), but it seems reasonable for groff to follow the
official rules.

Colin Watson (he/him)                              []

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