Unicode and IPA

Stavros Macrakis (macrakis@osf.org)
Wed, 03 Jan 1996 13:18:20 -0500

Message-Id: <199601031818.NAA05730@postman.osf.org>
To: Philippe-Andre Prindeville <philipp@res.enst.fr>
Cc: abigail@tungsten.gn.iaf.nl, lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk, rcollins@cariboo.bc.ca,
Subject: Unicode and IPA
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 03 Jan 1996 00:12:54 EST."
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 1996 13:18:20 -0500
From: Stavros Macrakis <macrakis@osf.org>

  Hmmmm.... I'm worried.  People might be seeing Unicode as the
  end-all, be-all.  It's not.  It doesn't include IPA (phonetics),
  which are badly needed.

That's nonsense.  Unicode has always covered IPA in its "Standard
Phonetic" block as well as providing a full range of diacritics.