Keyboard layouts and CLDR

Eric Muller via Unicode unicode at
Tue Jan 30 07:15:16 CST 2018


But "Faÿ-lès-Nemours" / "FAŸ-LÈS-NEMOURS". "lès" in French place names 
means "near", typically followed by another city name or a river name.

In the case of "L'Haÿ-les-Roses", it's just that they have a famous rose 
garden, so "les".


On 1/30/2018 12:06 AM, Martin J. Dürst via Unicode wrote:
> On 2018/01/30 16:18, Philippe Verdy via Unicode wrote:
>>   - Adding Y to the list of allowed letters after the dieresis 
>> deadkey to
>> produce "Ÿ" : the most frequent case is L'HAŸE-LÈS-ROSES, the 
>> official name
>> of a French municipality when written with full capitalisation, 
>> almost all
>> spell checkers often forget to correct capitalized names such as this 
>> one.
> Wikipedia has this as L'Haÿ-les-Roses (see 
>'Haÿ-les-Roses). It surely would be 
> L'HAŸ-LES-ROSES, and not L'HAŸE-LÈS-ROSES, when capitalized. I of 
> course know of the phenomenon that in French, sometimes the accents on 
> upper-case letters are left out, but I haven't heard of a reverse 
> phenomenon yet.
> Regards,   Martin.

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