Re: new relay
|From:||Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 30, 2001, 14:15|
On Tue, 29 May 2001, Shreyas Sampat wrote:
>I think, if we were to go with this
>Tolkien thing, then a snippet of the Silmarillion would likely be the best
Oo, my favourite! After about 20 years of the thing sitting on the
book shelf, I finally got around to reading it. Awesome creation
Kerno, most likely; possibly Talarian.
>Frank G. Válóczy - Dalmatian (acutes, yes? I remember you mentioning that
>your mailer can't handle them. Tragedy.)
Easily handled. Whoever comes immediately before Frank must (if
his language includes diacritics) send an ASCII version. I.e.,
replace [a-acute] with a', [s-carrot] with s^. That sort of thing.
If Dalmatian uses diacritics that Frank can't create with his
mailer, he'll have to do something similar for the next person.
>If I recall, there was a phonology relay of some sort, but
>it seems to have vanished from the face of the list with no evidence of its
Perhaps there was a Great Sound Shift?: ALL -> 0