Latin glottal stop in ID in NWT, Canada

Marcel Schneider charupdate at
Thu Oct 29 11:23:17 CDT 2015

On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:25:52 +0100, Philippe Verdy"  wrote:

> 2015-10-29 9:29 GMT+01:00 Marcel Schneider :
>> On Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:46:46 -0700, Leo Broukhis  wrote:
>>> Along the same lines, should I be able to change my last name
>>> officially to Ƃpyxᴎc? (NB all letters are codepoints with names
>>> starting with "LATIN").
>> This request results in using Latin to imitate Cyrillic in a country where this kind of approach has never been official. 

> The glottal stop is used in African countries that have never used any Cyrillic alphabet. That letter is full part of the Latin alphabet but needed for those languages. That Latin glottal stop competes also with a representation in the Arabic script (the letter form however is different).

The request I was referring to is Leo's.

Otherwise, Philippe's contribution is informative and useful. It just shouldn't have been sent in *reply* to the above. 

I'm not likely to respond further on this topic, as I stopped to be concerned.

I just repeat myself quoting:

> Arguing that this aping Cyrillic be “along the same lines”, is stacking insult over insult.
> Itʼs a true example of the way how jokification can be perverted.
> As that has been done in public, it brings the need of a public apology, particularly with respect to future archive readers.
> This has already been exposed off list, in conformance to List Policies. However I feel the need to send it “on the record”, so everybody is reassured that there was more than one single person defending the serious of the threadʼs subject.


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