Re: Unicode and IPA

Stavros Macrakis (macrakis@osf.org)
Wed, 03 Jan 1996 16:05:20 -0500


Message-Id: <199601032105.QAA14746@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: Re: Unicode and IPA 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 03 Jan 1996 21:12:58 EST."
             <9601032112.ZM4910@jones.res.enst.fr> 
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 1996 16:05:20 -0500
From: Stavros Macrakis <macrakis@osf.org>

I said:

> > Unicode has always covered IPA...

> So why don't any of the linguists I know actually use it?  They
> all know that Unicode exists and have access to 16 bit X fonts...

I have no idea.  I would guess because their software doesn't support
Unicode.  Anyway, this discussion really doesn't belong on www-html.

	-s