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

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 11 10:48:47 CEST 2006

At 04:45 -0400 2006-06-11, John Cowan wrote:
>Michael Everson scripsit:
>>  I disagree. APOSTROPHE is the Typewriter Age
>>  fallback for the typographically correct
>>  character. Just as "c" is a fallback for "ç" in
>>  "Provençal".
>There is no semantic difference between &#x2019 and ', as there
>is between ç and c.

It is a matter of fallback representation, not 
semantics. "Provençal" and "Provencal" are 
supposed to mean the same thing but one is 
preferred. The same goes for typographic 
punctuation, and PLEASE don't fight over this.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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