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Re: pIqaD

Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)



On 24 Jun 2009, at 16:27, Russ Perry, Jr. wrote:

> Not to spark a whole new debate, but...
>
> On Wed, 6/24/09, Michael Roney, Jr. <nahqun@gmail.com> wrote:
>> q - k
>> Q - q
>> tlh - x
>
> I wonder why the originators of this mapping didn't do this instead:
>
> q - q
> Q - x
> tlh - k

That's a lot nicer, I think.

> ...as it leaves "q" alone, and makes "tlhIngan" closer to "klingon".
> Then only "x" and "f" for "ng" seem particularly odd given the
> Okrandian system (i.e. ch - c, gh - g, S - s, etc, mappings read
> pretty straightforwardly).

"f" for "ng" isn't so strange as it is next to "g".

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







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