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From:julien eychenne <eychenne.j@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 7:04
le jeu 11-07-2002 à 02:00, Abrigon Gusiq a écrit :
> But question, did anyone expect anyone to use the IPA as a written form? > Or just printed? Cause some of the letter forms are not that easy to use > or gets confused with other letters.
I think IPA is just a convenient way for linguists to compare/describe languages in a non ambiguous way. It is also useful for people who want to learn how to pronounce a language, if and only if they know what those hermetic symbols refer to. Julien.