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Re: CPA - An ASCII-based phonetic alphabet

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Sunday, November 18, 2001, 23:34
> Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 23:03:04 -0000 > From: And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
> I got lots of square boxes, but I changed the font to Lucida sans & > get IPA. This was a major pain in the arse to do, tho. This is with > Outlook 2000 under Win 98. Unfortunately HTML format totally fucks > everything up, so it's totally impractical to use this as default.
> Lars Henrik Mathiesen > Sent: 17 November 2001 00:03
> [ˈθɪsɪsˌɔ lɪəkɔ̃ˈpɫɑɪɘ̃sˌtʰɛsθɛn].
> "This is only a compliance test then", in US pronunc. Two blanks > between turned c and l (i,e, UN missing from "only"). A box > between velarized l and the small cap I (i). Nasalization > diacritics successfully over cOMpliANce.
Well, I wasn't trying for US pron., as the confusion of one US respondent should bear witness. The box is weird, that should just have been a script a (X-SAMPA /A/).
> [dɪɾɪɾˈwɚk]?
> I'd guessed this said "does this work" (d*****w*k), but it seems > to say "Did it work" (in US pronunc).
Indeed, but the same comment applies. You've heard me speaking English, And, am I really that Americanized? Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)