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FYI: "Slashed C"; Language May 2004 Book Notice List


Author: Deborah Anderson

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

FYI Body: FEEDBACK IS REQUESTED FROM LINGUISTS REGARDING THE ENCODING OF LATIN
SMALL LETTER C WITH STROKE AS A PHONETIC SYMBOL (UNICODE PUBLIC REVIEW
ISSUE #35).

DESCRIPTION: AT THE FEBRUARY 2004 MEETING OF THE UNICODE TECHNICAL
COMMITTEE, A PROPOSAL WAS CONSIDERED TO ENCODE THE PHONETIC SYMBOL
LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH STROKE. SOME RESERVATION WAS EXPRESSED ON
THE PART OF SOME COMMITTEE MEMBERS, HOWEVER, DUE TO POTENTIAL LEGACY
ENCODING ISSUES. A DECISION WAS MADE TO GIVE TENTATIVE APPROVAL OF
THIS CHARACTER, BUT TO PREPARE A PUBLIC REVIEW ISSUE TO ELICI
FEEDBACK ON THE PROS AND CONS OF ENCODING THIS CHARACTER.

THE DOCUMENT, WRITTEN BY PETER CONSTABLE, IS LOCATED AT:
HTTP://WWW.UNICODE.ORG/REVIEW/PR-35.PDF .

PLEASE SEND FEEDBACK VIA THE ONLINE FORM:
HTTP://WWW.UNICODE.ORG/REPORTING.HTML OR YOU CAN SEND AN EMAIL MESSAGE
TO ME AT DWANDERS@SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU FOR FORWARDING. DEADLINE FOR
COMMENTS **8 JUNE 2004**.

THIS IS PART OF AN EFFORT TO SOLICITFEEDBACK FROM USERS OF THE
SLASHED C. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE PROPOSAL AUTHOR,
PETER CONSTABLE (PETERCON@MICROSOFT.COM) OR DEBORAH ANDERSON
(DWANDERS@SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU).

DEBORAH ANDERSON
RESEARCHER, DEPT. OF LINGUISTICS
UC BERKELEY
EMAIL: DWANDERS@SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU
OR DWANDERS@PACBELL.NE





THE BOOK NOTICE LIST FOR LANGUAGE IS HOUSED AT THE USC LINGUISTICS
PROGRAM WEBSITE:

HTTP://WWW.CLA.SC.EDU/LING/INDEX.HTML

A LINK TO LANGUAGE BOOK REVIEWS IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PROGRAM'S
INDEX PAGE. FROM THE LANGUAGE BOOK REVIEWS PAGE YOU WILL FIND A LINK
TO THE MAY 2004 BOOK NOTICE LIST. REQUESTS FOR BOOKS SHOULD BE
MADE THROUGH THE ON-LINE REQUEST FORM ALSO FOUND ON THAT PAGE.

STAN DUBINSKY
BOOK REVIEW EDITOR, LANGUAGE

STANLEY DUBINSKY
DIRECTOR
LINGUISTICS PROGRAM
U OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA, SC 29208

E-MAIL: DUBINSKY@SC.EDU
PHONE: 803-777-2063
PHAX: 803-777-7514
HTTP://WWW.CLA.SC.EDU/LING/INDEX.HTML