Re: [ADS-L] sounds

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Apr 19 17:26:24 UTC 2008

On Apr 19, 2008, at 10:14 AM, Ron Butters wrote:

> In a message dated 4/19/08 12:59:35 PM, strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
> writes:
> Never saw this before. It seems at first glance that Kirshenbaum
> doesn't
> exploit the keyboard that we already have. For example, I can make
> [æ], [ü], [3],
> [ø], [é], [œ], and [∂].

Kirshenbaum's system (like some others) is specifically limited to
ascii characters, from a time and in a context in which non-ascii
characters were not generally available.


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