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...