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Re: Indication of non-syllabicity (WAS: Re: Celtica (WAS: Maggel))

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, June 18, 2004, 14:40
Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:

> > (in the JXS system I created such are enclosed in '{' '}', if the need is > felt > > to indicate them explicitly) > > Which I believe won't work in CXS, because the replacement of '{' and > '}' by other symbols was a swap, IIRC, so those are still segments.
They're not assigned to anything in my copy of the CXS chart.
> What about [ and ]? Are those available?
I believe they are, but given the use of square bracket to delinate phonetic transcripts, it would be ugly, and make parsing harder.
> If we could free up {, I'd like to see it be the non-syllabicity diacritic.
As said, it's free as far as I'm aware. I still dislike using brackets and parantheses for other than enclosing something, but it sure would be a lesser evil than '('. Andreas