Herman Miller wrote:

>On Wed, 3 May 2000 11:59:06 -0500, "Daniel A. Wier" <[log in to unmask]>
>>Now I like the way tones are marked, but I'd use a breve for the
>>fall-rise tone and diaeresis for the low glottalized tone (I personally
>>don't like underwritten marks unless it marks an open vowel like Yoruba
>>etc. does; this would work for Vietnamese too).
>You could mark the creaky voice with (say) an apostrophe after the letter
>and save a couple of diacritics.

In the Danish phonetic alphabet system, the apostrophe is used to mark
the stød. So that could work.

>>Any other ideas from the list?  Let's make some conscripts for natlangs.
>>(I am seriously thinking of readapting a Thai-Lao-Myanmar-Khmer-like SE
>>Asian alphasyllabry for Vietnamese; wasn't that done in the past with
>>the Cham [?] script?

Using the Cham script to represent Vietnamese sounds like a great idea!
With some improvements, that could work too.

Do you (or anybody) know of any online sources on the Cham script?

-kristian- 8)