From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 06 2004 - 20:41:23 EST
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Ernest Cline
> There are several on-line dictionaries available now. A quick
> examination found six different ways of representing the sound
> of voiced th.
> 1) Italicize "th"
> 2) Underline "th"
Clearly markup should be used.
> 3) Use "dh"
> 4) Use the eth "ð" but not the full IPA. (Eth is in Latin-1.)
> 5) Use "[|th]"
Clearly distinct spellings that need distinct plain-text representations.
> 6) Provide a audio file for the word.
Clearly not text.
> Do we really want to encode a particular publisher's markup as
> a character in Unicode?
Encode that which is plain text as plain text, and markup as markup.
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