What I am doing is making a initial categorization based upon
information I have ready to hand, then asking for other feedback. I
have found that the best way to get feedback is to do a first cut --
that way people can concentrate on the more exceptional cases.
I am, sadly, not omniscient, and do not know the usage of all of these
characters, otherwise I would not have needed to ask for feedback.
◄ “Eppur si muove” ►
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 04:04
Subject: Re: Latin vowels?
> At 00:32 -0400 2002-09-09, John Cowan wrote:
> >Mark Davis scripsit:
> >> If someone familiar with any of the weirder creatures in the
> >> Latin Zoo could quickly scan the list over to see if there are
> >> errors, I'd appreciate it.
> >The following are not vowels.
> >The so-called OI is really a velar fricative; the OU-ligature is
> >historically so, but functions as [w] in the languages where it is
> >U+01A2 # LATIN CAPITAL LETTER OI
> >U+01A3 # LATIN SMALL LETTER OI
> This is not a vowel. It is a GHA, and its name is wrong. What are
> doing Mark basing work like this on the names..... ;-)
> Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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