OT: en orthography (was: en-GB-oxford)

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Jun 16 19:31:14 CEST 2003

At 10:05 -0700 2003-06-16, Mark Crispin wrote:

>That's like saying that the 20th century reform of Japanese orthography
>wasn't worth the bother because the particles "wa" and "e" are still
>written as "ha"  and "he", and the particle "o" is still written as "wo"
>even though standard Japanese never pronounces.

Webster's changes were largely superficial, and didn't address most 
of the real issues regarding English orthography.

Read Axel Wijk.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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