Apostrophes in non-ASCII names
kent.karlsson14 at comhem.se
Wed Jun 28 16:55:05 CEST 2006
Doug Ewell wrote:
> I thought there were several open (and interrelated) questions:
My take on these:
> 1. Whether to include alternative Description fields with ASCII
> apostrophe where only a non-ASCII apostrophe currently
> exists, to assist viewing and searching (N’Ko).
Leave it as it is.
> 2. Whether to include alternative Description fields with non-ASCII
> apostrophe where only an ASCII apostrophe currently exists,
> because it is the "correct" character (Mi'kmaq).
Just correct the spelling, then ask for it to be corrected in the ISO std.
> 3. Whether to deviate from the descriptions in the ISO standard
> unilaterally, or ask the relevant MA/RA to make the change (Gwich´in)
Just correct the spelling, then ask for (already done) it to be corrected in the ISO std.
> 4. Whether to use comments instead of alternative Descriptions to
> indicate ASCII-folded names (Addison's idea).
No, that will just create the same problems as have been refuted already.
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