Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Oct 2009 00:37 UTC
Features, Office In the comments on our editorial about language purism and the Psystar case, it became quite clear that language is a subject almost everyone has an opinion on - not odd if you consider that language is at the very centre of what makes us "human". Since this appears to be a popular subject, let's talk about the influence computing has had on two very minor aspects of the Dutch language.
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RE: Guillemets
by Beta on Tue 27th Oct 2009 10:03 UTC in reply to "Guillemets"
Beta
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2005-07-06

U+00AB «
U+00BB »
:)

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RE[2]: Guillemets
by Kroc on Tue 27th Oct 2009 10:16 in reply to "RE: Guillemets"
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2005-11-10

These are incorrectly called ‘Guillemots’ in the Unicode table, a typo. A truly subtle, but ingenious way to wind up the French ;)

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