A sign/abbreviation for "magister"
Marcel Schneider via Unicode
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Tue Oct 30 13:51:06 CDT 2018
On 30/10/2018 at 18:59, Doug Ewell via Unicode wrote:
> Marcel Schneider wrote:
> > This use case is different from the use case that led to submit
> > the L2/18-206 proposal, cited by Dr Ewell on 29/10/2018 at 20:29:
> I guess this is intended as a compliment.
> While many of the people you
> quoted do have doctoral degrees, many others of us do not.
Making a safe distinction is beyond my knowledge, safest is not to discriminate.
> > E.g. small caps is out of scope, given the postcard writer did not
> > write the names in small caps, that in Latin script are merely a
> > stylistic convention intended for scientific publication and so on —
> > while Cyrillic script currently uses “small caps” to write in
> > lowercase.
> You're joking, right?
No, I wasn’t, nowhere.
> Аа Бб Ее Рр
> This undermines a lot of what you are claiming to know about writing
> systems, and about the difference between case distinctions and styling.
Unfortunately, yes. My apologies to all Cyrillic scriptors hurted while I
assumed that every Cyrillic capital letter is a big version of its lowercase.
It’s ironic, given I worked hard to revise the French nameslist, including
the Cyrillic block, where I propose to make more subdivisions, the actual
heading scheme seems to me as not being respectful enough.
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