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On Wed, 23 Dec 2015 10:19:24 -0500
Jon Michael Swift <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I've never been super-duper interested in Auxlangs, but I tell
> anybody who will listen that IPA should be taught as an auxscript.

I don't think you've got much chance of persuading the Americanists,
Semiticists, Uralicists, etc to change after over a century of using
their own systems. Any system that can only distinguish the Polish
"czy" and "trzy" with clumsy devices like hyphens or ties loses my
vote! A good criticism is
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005287.html