Single-letter names (was: Re: Update of RFC 2606 based on therecent ICANN changes?)

Elisabeth Porteneuve elisabeth.porteneuve at
Mon Jul 7 22:40:15 CEST 2008


I am not on the ietf list, but used to read it from archives once a week or 

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Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 17:25:28 +0100

> Alphabetic scripts such as Latin mostly represent sounds used
> to make up words. While one can certainly find some
> legitimate single-character words (such as the article "a" or
> the personal pronoun "i")

And lest someone might think that this curiosity of single
character words only applies to vowel sounds, in Russian,
the Cyrillic letter equivalents of v, k and s, are also
single letter words.
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For the record, in Polish the single letters "w"(in, inside) "z"(with) 
"u"(at) "i"(and) "o"(about) "e" "a" are all words.
The similar, i.e. single-character words, is true for other slavic 
languages, Latin or Cyrillic scripts alike

Kind regards,
Elisabeth Porteneuve 

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