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Re: VMs: Worry - information loss in transcription - pictures ...

Nick Pelling wrote:
> At 23:44 02/09/2003 -0400, Larry Roux wrote:
> >One must remember that there are characters in languages (such as Latin
> >Sigma) that have one form that appears (almost) exclusively at the end
> >of words while another form is used in any other position.
> Errrm, Greek sigma, surely?

I guess Larry meant the long-s vs. "s" - the latter being mostly
restricted to word final position in pre-18th c. Latin script.

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