[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 2/2] Use "№" for number sign in commentary

Gwillim Law gwillim at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 15:33:13 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

[...] I was particularly bugged by the "Nº", as the masculine ordinal
> indicator is a solecism here.

I don't see any solecism. The superscript o is not an ordinal indicator
here. Nº is not a synonym for Nth. The words that are abbreviated Nº are
masculine nouns: French numéro, Spanish número, Italian numero, etc. If
they were adjectives, what would they modify? Words like Decree, Bill,
Journal, Law, most of them masculine in French and Spanish.

Gwillim Law
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