|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 21, 2003, 6:24|
On Thursday, November 20, 2003, at 11:16 AM, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> Quoting Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>:
>> On Wednesday, November 19, 2003, at 08:17 AM, Andreas Johansson wrote:
>>> Remind me; how would "bs" be pronounced in the various incarnations?
>> 'briefscript', I assume. That how I've always pronounced BrSc. When
>> the language settles, it will have to be given a proper name of its own.
>> What that'll be is still a mystery to me :)
> I guess I don't need to tell that I've tended to think of "BrSc" as [br`=
> sk] ...
Oh dear! In fact none of the various transmogrifications of 'briefscript'
ever have permitted a word pronounced [br`=sk]. Another good reason,
to drop the cumbersome BrSc.
> But why couldn't "bs" _be_ the proper name of bs in bs?
It could in BS.2 (or BS.3, but that is probably a non-starter) but 'twould
good in BS.1 - if you see what I mean :)
Umm - maybe all this is a further incentive to sort things out, decide
model I'm going with & give the things a real proper name.