Re: MNCL5 Phonology and Orthography
|From:||Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 24, 2007, 4:55|
On Thu, 22 Nov 2007 15:25:45 +0100, Benct Philip Jonsson
>On 2007-11-19 Jeffrey Jones wrote:
>> There's not much to describe. It's a lot like ASCII-IPA except that
>> like "_X" would be handled with superscript X, greatly improving
>> There are still things to be worked out, such as how to handle the
>> tiebar type
>> of thing. The one page I've used it on hasn't been uploaded yet.
>You could use subscripts for _X and superscripts for tiebar.
I'm not sure what you mean by "superscripts for tiebar". I tried using the
combining whatever character with subscripts and it didn't look too good. I
suppose something with overline would work.
>Too bad HTML can't stack su(per|b)scripts like TeX!
I've thought so myself.
>Beware however that it will all be broken if someone
>copies/saves as plaintext,
Practically everything breaks when saving as plaintext.
> or views in Lynx! I think su'scripts break in my mobile
> browser too, f'rexample.
I forgot about Lynx. I didn't know it was still in use. And I don't have any
knowledge about mobile browsers. I hope compatibility with these aren't
>Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch atte melroch dotte se
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