I copied and pasted a chunk of text which included some text in Schwäbisch onto a forum page (a discussion initiated by me), and a particular diacritic (an 'a' with a little circle above it) provoked a total tailspin (garbage text). Shouldn't pages on Germany be able to cope with this sort of thing? Germany - home of one standardized language - and hundreds of local dialects!
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Swabian and German are two pairs of shoes. Swabians are incapable of using standard German language and they are even proud of this incapability - "We know everything except standard German" is the official advertising slogan which is used by the government of Baden-Württemberg. Standard German does not use the a with the ring; it was absolutely new to me that it is used in written Swabian. It is however used in the Scandinavian languages, I think our Danish, Norwegian and Swedish mebers will agree with your request. But there are quite a number of such extra letters which are not recognized by VT, for example all those 'accents' (lacking the correct linguistic terms, sorry) that exist in the Slavic languages.
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