Re: Celtica (was: Maggel)
|From:||Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 16, 2004, 21:04|
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 22:45:43 +0200, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
> Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:
>> (*)I think CXS needs a shorter way of representing non-syllabicity,
>> preferably one that doesn't tie up ^ and keep it unavailable for
>> indicating superscripts. Perhaps a following ( ? Since ) represents
>> tie, its opposite number is available for other uses, and the ( is
>> visually suggestive of the IPA diacritic . . .
> I have suggested using '=', on the logic that there are no sound for
> which we
> need indicate both syllabicity and non-syllabicity.
I'm not entirely sure I approve. What about languages where the
syllabicity of a vowel is in question?
I like "(". However, since it's preceeded by the diacritising mark "_" in
the asyllabic diacritic, "^" isn't entirely tied up, since to mark a
superscript, it would not be preceeded by "_".