[BNM] Special characters

Dave Phelan bnmlist@brightonnewmedia.org
Thu Mar 6 15:50:00 2003


At 14:28 06/03/2003 +0000, Huw Nicholls wrote:

>Doing a German language site at the moment. Any views on the need to replace
>special characters?
>
>e.g. ß for  or ü for  etc.

Alternatively, do the alternative spelling, for example 'ss' for , 'ue' for .
I don't know how official this is, but it seems to be generally accepted in 
ascii email, where portability is of the most importance in order to 
preserve meaning.

Gruss
Dave Ph

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