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Re: CPA - An ASCII-based phonetic alphabet

From:Steve Kramer <scooter@...>
Date:Friday, November 16, 2001, 22:09
>> If so, perhaps we could all agree on modifications to CPA or the >> other standard advanced, and use it instead as our own list >> standard? > >Let me explain my feelings with an analogy: > >SAMPA and X-SAMPA are like English. > >Kirschenbaum ASCII-IPA is like Esperanto. > >The newer schemes are like Ido, Novial, Latine sine flexione, >Interlingua, Interlingua, Interlingue, and so on. > >Note: This list uses English almost exclusively. So does AUXLANG, for >that matter. >
I get the idea, and I'm not about to start with the conlang/auxlang "holy wars" (which I have my own views on). It's just that Jorg's system seemed so much more straightforward to me. I suppose I'll have to learn X-SAMPA, then. -- Steve Kramer -=oOo=- scooter at buser dot net Quote for the indeterminate time period: "As an amusement it is too fleeting; as a public exhibition there is no money in it." == Mark Twain on masturbation