[Spellyans] SWF review results.

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sat Apr 5 10:12:30 IST 2014


On 5 Apr 2014, at 01:30, A. J. Trim <ajtrim at msn.com> wrote:

> Scale of recognition: 1.8% (1 respondent):
> 
> It is remarkable that there was only one respondent.

It was me on behalf of Spellyans, but they counted it only as me. 

> What is the point of reporting these "Scale of recognition" figures?

It’s a way of helping to marginalize good ideas which they weren’t willing to adopt. 

> U:
> The form <arlodh> is not Cornish. The form <arlùth> wrongly suggests that the second syllable takes the stress.

No, it doesn’t. 

> Writing <arlòdh> in dictionaries would have the same bad effect. I suggest <arlvth>.

No. This is, frankly, ridiculous and it is not helpful. 

> The rules for the graph u should be that û indicates [uː], v indicates [ʊ] or [ə], and that u indicates /y/~/i/, length determined by the usual rules.

The rule we have is fine. 

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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