[Python-Dev] PEP 393 Summer of Code Project

Éric Araujo merwok at netwok.org
Mon Sep 5 19:01:16 CEST 2011

Le 02/09/2011 05:59, Stephen J. Turnbull a écrit :
> I believe that the deprecation of the digraphs as separate letters
> occurred as the telephone became widely used in Spain, and the
> telephone company demanded an official proclamation from whatever
> Ministry is responsible for culture that it was OK to treat the
> digraphs as two letters (specifically, to collate them that way), so
> that they could use the programs that came with the OS.
> So this stuff is not merely variant by culture, but also by economics
> and politics. :-/

That is a truth for language matters and linguistics, as well as in
other domains and sciences.


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