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----- Original Message -----
From: "Andreas Johansson" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Conorthography aesthetics (WAS: Re: Featural code based on ...


> Quoting Joe <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andreas Johansson" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 5:16 PM
> > Subject: Re: Conorthography aesthetics (WAS: Re: Featural code based on
...
> >
> >
> > > Quoting "H. S. Teoh" <[log in to unmask]>:
> > >
> > > > On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 12:26:00PM +0200, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > > > [snip]
> > > > > g0miileg0's orthography isn't among the most aesthetically
appealing
> > > > > I've seen, but beyond the use of "0" as a letter there's nothing
much
> > I
> > > > > actively dislike. Pete's system, OTOH, includes stuff like
_euohfv_,
> > > > > which makes French look downright stunning by comparison.
> > > > [snip]
> > > >
> > > > You think that's bad? the ASCII transcription of Ebisedian is worse.
> > > > Unconsciably ugly, as Jesse Bangs says. :-) As an example, take the
> > > > following text:
> > > >
> > > >         tww'ma esa'ni erosa'ni t3
> > > >                 zota' katou' ke.
> > > >                 zota' cutou' ce.
> > > >                 zota' rotou' re.
> > > >                 keve ta'ma ebu' n3 Ta'l3n di gh3'.
> > > >         t3m3t3
> > > >                 my'nac3 katui' ke.
> > > >                 my'nac3 cutui' ce.
> > > >                 my'nac3 rotui' re.
> > > >                 Ta'lin. kil3 icu'ro bis33'di.
> > > >         t3m3.
> > >
> > > Beyond the atrocious use of "3" as a letter, I don't think that's even
> > close
> > > to the terribleness of Peter's system.
> >
> > ohfv tkeuoh it ihv! wbveuotqh weuonkv wbvihdv hdvih hihteynb, eniiwbvei?
> > tvhxveuht tbveytkeuhv it wlviyotkh hfveitkvwlvii wlvauitk
> > tvhxvitbveywvihx...
>
> Wbeuoth wbveuonkv ihv hdvat ith eynwviitveytbvwlv ...

eyiuo tkeunb euon, it eyiuonwlvii tiyotk nbii tiuo nbinith tey wviitv euowlv
hdvat.  tvhxveneywveywlv, hdveyiou, aii tkan nbeitk tviuo wbvihdv tvhxveuht
hdvey tbveytkvininkv euohfv wbveyeytvhv.

> Neuot teyiuo nbvenhxn hdvat hdveeyhv atbeywventwlvi neyiuo htantvautv
> inkvwlvihx htbewlinkv hfeuo it, wbveeyhfeuo hdvih wbviwlv
tvetxvhxveynveywveit
> inteuo YAEPT.

wbvewlv, neuot ihf wbvii deyiuont wbveuont it teyiuo.  tbveut atvnbit it,
wcviuo eyntvhxveuoitv wvaitinkv hdvat, tvitvnt wvciuo?

>                                                            Andreas
>