[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] diacritics

Bronwyn Klimach bronklimach at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 03:46:16 PST 2011

Many lists will use a~, c~ etc for the diacriticals which although
looking rather messy at least seems to work for everyone.  I forget
the convention with z, but most people would be able to work out what
is meant.
There should also be ways for you to view the message as intended, but
that is way beyond my power to explain!

On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 3:19 PM, marmel <marmel at pctcnet.net> wrote:
> It seems in posts typed with international character alphabet letters
> (diacritics), all I can read is: ???? (question marks), as in example of the
> recent post below.  Is this the same for everyone reading the SGGEE mailing
> list?
>    > 2. Re: Russian? Cyrillic (Stefan D?sterh?ft)
>    > you may have confused some people which is why I would like to add:
>    > the pronunciation applies to '?' *in this case only* (being part of
>    > the ending -???, -??? or -???).
> Is there a way for the listserve to recognize the diacritics?  If not, would
> posters consider using an approximately close latin character instead so as
> not to lose the meaning of the post? (I'm not trying to criticize anyone, as
> I really love diacritics which make a language so beautiful.)  Sadly the
> characters are not coming through in the posts and the listserve may not be
> diacritic friendly.
> Any suggestions how to improve the posts?
> Linda in WI

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