Re: CB ASCII/IPA Help Needed.
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 20, 2002, 9:37|
On Tue, 20 Aug 2002 01:27, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> 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
Seconded. I'm primarily a Linux user, and am reading this from kmail in kde
on Mandrake 8.2, and it is as you say. Unfortunately I haven't yet got my
home network set up - I've got several Mac boxes, and they should also be
able to give an idea.
> > 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.
> Unfortunately I can't seem to see any Euro signs.
Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?"
You ask, "What is the most important thing?"
Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata."
I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."