From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Sun May 24 2009 - 03:37:57 CDT
On 24 May 2009, at 08:25, Julian Bradfield wrote:
> On 2009-05-23, Mark Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> FYI, there's a draft ipa transform at
>> ɪts frɑm səm opən-sors dætə, so hæz səm glɪtʃɛz (ænd no
> It says: "en-ipa". The ISO standards don't define the languages, but
> Ethnologue (which is what most people rely on, I think) defines "en"
> as the language spoken in the UK. No _English_ dialect pronounces
> fox as /fɑks/! (Or "data" as [dæta].)
Nobody says [dæta] either... it's [ˈdæɾə] for those who say it
> At least put en_US-ipa, but even then that's unfair to a number of
> American dialects.
And (as Mark should know), "ipa" isn't a valid language tag. It's
"fonipa". And it should be identified by dialect as Julian says.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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