Universally applicable diacriticals

Anshuman Pandey apandey at u.washington.edu
Tue Apr 15 19:14:54 UTC 1997

On Mon, 14 Apr 1997, J. Kingston Cowart wrote:

> >I'm preparing a webpage dealing with transcription of various scripts and
> >languages, as well as phonetic notation, in ASCII and HTML.
> I wonder if anyone is thinking of a way to create software by which one
> might universally apply all possible diacriticals to any existing font?

My $.02 -- LaTeX using the WSU IPA and TIPA packages allows you to apply
all possible diacriticals to any letter. The only drawback to this is that
you have to use the Computer Modern typeface (unless you're willing to
shell out some money to get fonts from Adobe, etc.).

Anshuman Pandey

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