Kenneth Whistler wrote:
> It is still recognizably Latin in its use of the core Latin alphabet
> and in its use of accents, and in its general layout rules.
By those arguments, Latin and Cyrillic are recognizably Greek.
> Besides, there is little point in flogging this one further. The
> decision to treat IPA as Latin was made back in 1989, with the
> active participation of Joe Becker, who I think we can agree was
> in the position to understand the shortcomings and mistakes of the
> Xerox Character Code Standard (as well as its good points).
I agree there's no point in agitating for changes, but I have
expressed my regret. Et taceo.
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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