Re: Posting Links to Ballots (was: RE: Why blackletter letters?)

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:27:16 +0100

On 12 Sep 2013, at 09:07, Julian Bradfield <> wrote:

> On 2013-09-11, Whistler, Ken <> wrote:
> [ lots ]
> Thank you for that explanation!
>> Draft additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2014 (4th edition) (WG2 N4459)
> Interesting. I see that disunification of the remaining IPA greek letters is proceeding by stealth -

No, Julian. It's by design. Only theta remains.

> we have latin chi thanks to German dialectologists, and latin beta thanks to Gabonese. My question is,
> why should they not be used for IPA ?

I think they should. I will be taking this up with the Association.

> Now all we need is latin theta and latin upsilon (proper one, rather than the bizarrely namedʊ) and we're done!

No, just theta. The bizarrely-names Latin ʊ is already in use by the Association.

See also as well as and

Michael Everson *
Received on Thu Sep 12 2013 - 04:29:39 CDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Thu Sep 12 2013 - 04:29:40 CDT