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Re: Changing CXS (Was: Re: Representing tones in X-Sampa; Khmer phonemes (for Tim May))

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 28, 2004, 18:16
Tristan McLeay a scris:

> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Andreas Johansson wrote: > > > Quoting Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>: > > > > > Given all the problems with /a_2/-for-diphthong, I think it almost make > > > more sense to remove it as an option in CXS. > > > > I rather agree. > > I don't like changing the standard once it's been made, even if it's only > used by just a handful of people...
As a contributor to the latest changes to CXS, I feel necessary to agree with Tristan. We need at least some stability in this domain to enable more or less clear communication. Anyway, I see that usage of LOW LINE (_) as a tie is rapidly declining, so it won't hurt, if we come to agreement to avoid it in this function without making official changes to the chart... -- Yitzik