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

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at comhem.se
Tue Jun 20 16:13:11 CEST 2006

Ciarán Ó Duibhín wrote:
> In the case of "Côte d'Ivoire" there is no such doubt.  The mark functions
> and should be processed as an apostrophe ('), not as a 
> right single quote (’).

The preferred character for a punctuation apostrophe is U+2019.
U+0027 is a typewriterish apostrophe (it has a symmetric, and usually
rather ugly, glyph). The names of characters don't tell the full story.

	/kent k

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