Re: Going Off Line? Why Not Start Here?

From: Martin J. Heijdra (
Date: Mon Sep 29 1997 - 13:41:00 EDT

If people are going to discuss IPA (whether online or offline), I wonder
whether some of the extra symbols used by the Chinese for many of their
minority languages will be included. Apparently, they are not part of the
official IPA (there is a difference of opinion on whether they are separate
sounds), but all Chinese linguists use them and they are part of the major
typesetting systems used in China such as Fangzheng. So in practice they
are encoded.

(example: n or d with reversed curl, in a way similar to existing c with

Martin Heijdra
Gest Oriental Library, Princeton University

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