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Re: CHAT: Hello

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 3:44
Heather Fleming wrote:
> The unfortunate thing about Solayan is that there's no way to > represent it other than in translation, lacking a written form or a > means of transcription. Though I guess one could do something with > pitches in Hertz or something, so a word made up of, say, four pitches > would look like [467-80.5-5832-4370]. But I think that would even top > that "featural code" orthography in terms of sheer ugliness. :)
You could also use arbitrary letter assignments. Of course, it would still be pretty ugly. *G* In a non-ascii setting, you could use a variation of traditional musical notation. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42