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Re: CPA - An ASCII-based phonetic alphabet

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 13, 2001, 5:26
On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:

[From the table:]
> t. d.
[From the suprasegmentals:]
> - syllable break
Is that really all that intuitive, when you consider that the IPA for a syllable break is a full stop (.)? I can see why you've used the hyphen (-), but it isn't intuitive. If I saw /at.r"i/, I would expect it to mean that the syllable break was at after an unvoiced alveolar stop, not unspecified and the stop actually being an unvoiced reflexive stop (is that the proper name?). Just a suggestion for improvement... Tristan