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> On Fri, 25 Sep 1992 15:02:35 -0400 Glenn Adams said:
>
> >Why would anyone want to create a new character set for IPA?  ISO10646
> >already provides a full encoding of IPA.
>
> Not for e-mail or Usenet news interchange, where only a subset of plain
> ASCII (to use the terminology loosely) will survive transmission.  They
> are probably looking to find a way of encoding IPA in ASCII, possibly
> using SGML entity notation.
 
FYI:
There has been developed an encoding scheme for (all?) known
characters into plain ascii characters. The work has been done by
Keld Simonsen <[log in to unmask]>.
 
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