AW: sharp s (Eszett)

Patrik Fältström patrik at
Wed Mar 12 11:28:57 CET 2008

On 12 mar 2008, at 04.37, Georg Ochsner wrote:

> The same arguments applied with the Umlauts ä, ö and ü and I guess  
> also in many other foreign charsets.

Do not compare the ß-issues with the ä and ö. Those are accented  
characters in for example German, but not accented characters in the  
Scandinavian languages. In for example Swedish, ä is a separate  
character and not an accented a. Doing such a comparison just opens  
(another) can of worms.


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