[sword-devel] XML attribute delimiters in OSIS files?

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 06:13:26 MST 2011

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 7:51 AM, DM Smith <dmsmith at crosswire.org> wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2011, at 7:28 AM, Peter von Kaehne wrote:
>> I think we discussed this or something similar a while back. T)
>>> Von: David Haslam <dfhmch at googlemail.com>
>>> As an aside, it may be observed that there are some languages in which the
>>> apostrophe is part of the alphabet, rather than being a punctuation mark.
>> Is this truly an apostrophe or simply something looking like one?
> From what I can tell, some clicks in african languages is represented as an apostrophe. (Apparently, there are different clicks having different symbols) I have seen it represented by more than one unicode code point, the ascii apostrophe and the stylized right closing apostrophe

In Hawai'i the apostrophe is a glottal stop in their otherwise very
straight-forward language.

And regardless of whether it's the real character or not, we are
likely to encounter texts which are encoded with it because it's easy
to type and Unicode is not.


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