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Re: Phonetics

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...>
Date:Sunday, March 25, 2007, 20:25
Carsten Becker skrev:
> Hi, > > Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...> schrieb: > >> And I wasn't using my brain. MediaWiki has a >> 'normalization feature' for Unicode. It bit me before >> when I wanted i with breve/macron and ogonek. Since I >> wanted the i's to be undotted I used precomposed i-breve >> and i-macton with combining ogonek, which MediaWiki >> 'normalized' to precomposed i-ogonek (with dot) + >> combining breve/macron >> -- i.e. exactly what i *didn't* want. I had to put a zero >> width joiner, most easily entered with the HTML >> entity &zwj; before the combining ogonek. Most >> irritating! > > So that's the reason why FrathWiki didn't let me enter ị̄ > (i-macron with underdot) but always made ị̄ out of it (i > with macron *above* the dot and dot below). Muke, in case > you read this, could you *please* have a look at the > feature Benct described above? >
I and Muke have been through it, and there is no option for controlling this behavior. Use the &zwj; trick I described, ugly as it is. Charlie wrote:
> I'd also like to see wynn & yogh made available on wiki.frath.
In principle any Unicode character is 'available', you just need some way of entering them. For one convenient method see: <> (If the link is broken, try <>. As for the links for entering IPA in the edit view, it is Mukes thing, but it is perhaps a bad idea to extend it to all of Unicode! :-) -- /BP 8^)> Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se -- "Ge dig, Jedi!" -- A Sith from Gothenburg