A proposed solution for descriptions (was: Re: ISO 639 - New item approved - N'Ko)

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 11 09:56:54 CEST 2006

At 03:02 -0400 2006-06-11, John Cowan wrote:

>I think that there is no reason to have both ' and ߣ, because
>both of them are punctuation apostrophes.  &#2019 exists because it
>is unambiguously a right-hand quotation mark, but for normal use
>of apostrophes we need no such ambiguity, and using ' directly
>suffices.  Therefore, I propose that only N'Ko be present, not
>N’Ko, and likewise for all other words using punctuation

I disagree. APOSTROPHE is the Typewriter Age 
fallback for the typographically correct 
character. Just as "c" is a fallback for "ç" in 
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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