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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
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Eddie Climo<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Saturday, January 29, 2011
10:25 PM</span></font><font color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:
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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>“</span></font><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>I would like to hear
from other members of this forum, so that we might form a view of their
consensus on this matter. Fellow 'Spellyansoryon', the issue before us is
this: <font color=navy><span style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>—<font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      </span></font></span></span></font><![endif]><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>Should the diacritics
in KS be mandatory in all writings?<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'>”<o:p></o:p></span></font></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>In KS, yes. I no longer
see KS as an improvement to the SWF, but as an orthography in its own right. I
would welcome the introduction of a limited number of diacritics in the SWF,
but not necessarily those used in KS.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:
12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'><span
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style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      </span></font></span></span></font><![endif]><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>Should they be
optional in all writings?<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Yes.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>—<font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      </span></font></span></span></font><![endif]><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>Should they be
hightly recommented in lexicographic/reference/didactic writings and optional
elsewhere?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>They would be an
integral part of the orthography and mandatory in all writings.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>—<font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      </span></font></span></span></font><![endif]><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>Or should they have
some other role?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;
color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Diacritics should have
one distinct purpose, e.g. circumflex for irregular vowel length, grave for
irregular shortness, diaeresis for a different sound. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><font
size=3 face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>—<font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      </span></font></span></span></font><![endif]><font
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium'>Furthermore, do we
currently have a surfeit of diacritics? Could we idealy do with fewer of them?<font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'>”</span></font><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Yes, I would reduce the
number of diacritics where possible.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Dan<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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