Subtag registration request: fonnapa
everson at evertype.com
Thu Jun 9 19:33:32 CEST 2016
I think that either fonnapa (North American Phonetic Alphabet) or fonapn (Americanist phonetic notation) are the right abbreviations.
(Why would OpenType have Apph? American P. Phonetic… what?)
I do not like abbreviating “Americanist” to “am’ist” in John’s suggested “fonamist”.
> On 8 Jun 2016, at 13:53, Sascha Brawer <sascha at brawer.ch> wrote:
> LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM
> 1. Name of requester: Sascha Brawer
> 2. E-mail address of requester: sascha at brawer.ch
> 3. Record Requested:
> Type: variant
> Subtag: fonnapa
> Description: North American Phonetic Alphabet
> Description: Americanist Phonetic Notation
> 4. Intended meaning of the subtag:
> The subtag is intended to represent phonetic transcription
> in the North American Phonetic Alphabet, also known as
> Americanist Phonetic Notation.
> 5. Reference to published description of the language (book or
> 6. Any other relevant information:
> OpenType defines a language system tag APPH
> for “Phonetic transcription—Americanist conventions”
> to enable special typographic treatment in fonts.
> Without a corresponding entry in the BCP47 subtag registry,
> application programming interfaces based on BCP47 cannot
> expose this functionality.
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