Convert on uppercase unaccentent unicode character

Ricardo Aráoz ricaraoz at
Fri Oct 5 02:07:32 CEST 2007

Wildemar Wildenburger wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>> Malheureusement, I see that absence of accented capitals is a modern 
>> phenomenon that is regarded as an impediment to the language mostly 
>> stemming from laziness of individual authors and inadequacy of low-end 
>> typesetting software. I hadn't realised I was so up-to-date ;-)
>> So I will have to stop propagating this misinformation.
> Thats really weird, because I was taught in school that caps are not to 
> be accented. In school! Big Brother is an idiot.
> I'm equally ammused by the part of JBJ's link where it says that a 
> missing acccent "fait hésiter sur la prononciation". Yeah, AS IF written 
> French had anything to do with the way it is pronounced. Not that I 
> don't like french, mind you. Everywhere outside action movies its pretty 
> cool.
> /W

Then you never saw Taxi. Or some of Depardieu's ones. Or Les
adventuriers (sp?) (that's a reeeeally old one), or I comme Icarus....

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