Re: CB ASCII/IPA Help Needed.
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 19, 2002, 13:26|
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 02:08:46PM +0100, Barbara Barrett wrote:
> It would help me greatly if MAC, UNIX etc users would tell me if the
> characters shown below display properly on their systems;
FYI, I'm a Linux user. But I'm viewing this remotely from a Windows
machine, so this may not be accurate. I'll post another reply tonight when
I get home, just to be sure that these things really are showing up
> æ ash,
> ç c cedilla,
> ð eth,
> ø stoked o,
> þ thorn,
> ß german double S,
> ¿ upside down ?,
> µ greek mu,
> ¶ paragraph sign,
> © copyright sign,
> ¥ Yen sign,
> £ pound sign,
> ¢ cents sign,
So far so good.
> the Euro sign
I don't see anything here.
> § section sign,
> ¨ high level umlaut,
> ¯ high level line,
> ° high level square,
These are OK.
> « » french double quote marks open and close,
I see these as double-angle brackets (<< and >>)
> "smart" open and close quotes,
I don't see anything here. I don't expect to, because "smart" quotes only
ever show up correctly on Windows (even when they are in HTML).
> ´ acute,
> ½ a half sign,
These are good.
> ¡ an upside down !.
> (and how different is it from i to you?)
Shows up correctly. It's distinctly different from i.
> | an upright line
> ¦ a split upright line.
These are OK too.
> preferential, I thing that the Euro symbol makes a better looking vowel
> for /E/ and // is closer visually to the original IPA symbol.[snip]
Unfortunately I can't seem to see any Euro signs.
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