[iso15924-jac]... [was: IPA...]
mgunn at egt.ie
Wed Nov 22 19:09:02 CET 2006
Thanks for putting that so succinctly, C. E. So we add it to the
existing group of Latf, Latg, etc., already registered in ISO 15924
(with no alteration to its scope)?
On 21 Nov 2006, at 22:54, scríobh CE Whitehead:
> Yes, IPA is based on the Latin script (the Western bias in
> linguistics), but it has a few variant characters, particularly for
> the gutterals; also there are places where you put dots and such
> that are not standard in Latin; there are a few characters from
> Greek, but the characters as a whole have nothing to do with
> Greek; I'd tag it as a variant of Latin, I think. (See it at:
> Does that make sense?
>> From: Marion Gunn <mgunn at egt.ie>
>> On 21 Nov 2006, at 01:50, scríobh Kenneth Whistler:
>>> ... in my opinion
>>> the right way to handle this is to first *formally* extend the
>>> scope of 15924...
>> I hardly think that necessary, but if that's that what it takes,
>>> And IPA is not a variant script. It is not comparable to Latf
>>> and Latg.
>> I believe that it is. We need both Latg and IPA, for example.
>>> It is a circumscribed, technical use of Latn. "cat" is English.
>>> "[cat]" is IPA. Tell me the script difference, except in function...
>> You choose an example lacking non-Latin (Greek) letters. Why?
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