[Spellyans] diacritics

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Wed Feb 2 12:41:18 GMT 2011


Certainly we can say that the use of diacritical forms is correct KS,  
and ensure for the foreseeable that publications have them.  That way,  
people may get used to them and come to see them as standard.

Craig



On 2 Whe 2011, at 12:23, j.mills at email.com wrote:

> Nothing is enforceable within the Cornish language community as a  
> whole. Any individual can spell any way they choose, and nothing can  
> stop them. However spelling rules are enforceable in certain  
> situations. A publisher, for example, can decide to publish in a  
> certain orthography and strictly follow the rules of that  
> orthography. The publications from Evertype that employ KS  are a  
> case in point. Similarly the SWF is intended for use by public  
> bodies and the educational system. When these bodies write in the  
> SWF, they are obliged to follow the rules of the SWF. If it were  
> decided at some point in the future that diacritics were to employed  
> in the SWF, then public bodies and the educational system would be  
> obliged to use diacritics.
> Ol an gwella
> Jon
> _____________________________________
> Dr. Jon Mills,
> University of Kent
>
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> I agree with Craig & Herbie's point here - that diacritics are  
> ultimately unenforceable.
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