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2014/1/11 H. S. Teoh <[log in to unmask]>

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> Or you could just declare the old orthography the work of a previous
> field linguist, who did not have the benefit of hindsight when he first
> crafted the orthography based on incomplete evidence, and that now a
> later field linguist, having access to the now larger body of evidence,
> has created an improved orthography, and thereby you now declare the old
> orthography deprecated, and the new one the new standard.
>

Certainly that's always a possibility, but better to design it well in the
first place!  My old orthography has sentimental value, so I keep it
despite its problems.

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> Let's eat some disquits while we format the biskettes.
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