Fabio Fracassi turiya at
Sun Jun 16 05:03:14 PDT 2002

On Sunday 16 June 2002 07:39, Rob 'Feztaa' Park wrote:
> Alas! Mark Hymers spake thus:
> > (apologies for the missing umlauts, can't figure out how to type
> > them!).
> I believe it is a widely-held convention to put an 'e' right after an
> umlauted letter, if you are unable to put the actual umlaut on it.
> Not being German, though, I can't say for sure.

Being German, I can. it is right ü becomes ue, ö - oe ä - ae.
The reverse, by the way is untrue, oe does not always equal ö, (etc.)

> Also, the esset (sp?) becomes 'ss'.
The name of the letter ß is sz, but as you correctly state in words is spelled 
as ss.

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