[B-Greek] writing upsilon phonetically
panis at pacbell.net
Sun Apr 10 15:58:36 EDT 2005
"R Yochanan Bitan Buth <ybitan at mscc.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>>> I see a problem with some recent emails I sent....
>>> So how does one type a "u with umlaut" for b-greek?
And at 1:36 PM -0400 4/10/05, George F Somsel wrote:
>>I don't know the procedure for MACies out there, but in Windows you hold
>>down the <ALT> key and enter the number "252" on the numeric keypad --
And at 1:40 PM -0400 4/10/05, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>Well, that came up a blank on my Mac screen. Mac-users use option-u+u to
And on my Mac screen using Eudora Pro 6.0.1 the
PC Alt-252 produces what I took at first to be a
small comma but now suspect is an unattached
cedilla. Herein lies yet another illustration of
what happens when one tries to use anything but
lower ASCII [] in e-mails.
To return to the question at hand, one
long-standing convention for the representation
of a dieresis/umlaut is that of Betacode, also
used by the BMCR:
of following the vowel with a plus sign. A
slightly more intuitive way is to follow it with
a double-quote; e.g., Scho"pfung.
[] See e.g. the top table at:
essentially it's the symbols you can see on the
keys of a standard keyboard.
*** John McChesney-Young **
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