am 25.07.2001 0:01 Uhr schrieb Rolf F. Rehe unter [log in to unmask]:
> Andreas, the article by Bollwage is quite interesting but not totally
> convincing (and he himself calls it even "Mutmassungen'). To him (in
> some of his illustrations to the article) the very early use of the
> attachment to the long 's' does look like the number three or like an
> abbreviation symbol, but in some other illustrations he provides it
> looks like a Fraktur 'z'. Possibly there are multiple influences in
> shaping the 'eszet'.
That's why the Brekle-article is so interessting
> Sorry, Andreas, this link doesn't open...
I have no problems reaching the link (dont' clickm copy and paste instead;-)