[Spellyans] dictionnaire de l'Académie française

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Jan 31 17:38:34 GMT 2011

On 31 Jan 2011, at 17:00, Christian Semmens wrote:

> I take your point, however your compromise does alleviate the issue. Though it causes perhaps more than simple irritation I'll conceed.

Sorry, can you be clearer? I am not sure what "it" is. 

> Is there any way of communicating the lack of ŷ to font designers? I am completely ignorant of the process by which fonts get created and published.

Well, it's not as though they all work for the same company or anything. And there are many legacy fonts. 

> As a didactic tool KS is without doubt the best choice. Unencumbered with dubious phonology and without ambiguous graphs it is the best orthography Cornish has ever had for teaching the language and conveying the sounds to learners.

Thank you for not complaining about it. I hate to say it to the complainers, but none of the complaints really offset the advantages of the orthography. 

Still it would be interesting to learn whether converting diaereses to circumflexes would make a difference to their complaint.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/

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