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John Quijada wrote:
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> I myself am unfamiliar with X-SAMPA but I will go to one of the websites
> mentioned in the current X-SAMPA thread and check it out.  I will then try
> to post an Ithkuil phoneme chart using X-SAMPA.

Just a suggestion from a not-very-big fan of X-SAMPA--
I think it would be enough to simply put the XSAMPA versions in parens next
to your IPA.  As I recall, the equivalents will be fairly straightforward
and minimally cluttered up with some of the diacritic additions that XS
uses.  Personally I find XS ugly, messy and quite often confusing, but it's
a necessary evil and will at least benefit those whose browsers can't
display IPA.  I'm not sure whether a speech program like Trebor's can make
much more sense of XS strings.

> I have also decided to add
> sound files (in .wav format) to my website sometime in the next month or
> two, so that readers can hear the various example sentences pronounced.
>
Fabulous!