[Foundation-l] Automatic username transliteration for SUL

Neil Harris usenet at tonal.clara.co.uk
Thu Dec 21 03:16:50 UTC 2006

James Hare wrote:
> I don't know if IPA would work... I mean for all we know, "Bob" could have
> some random pronounciation of "ko-ho-ba-fay-jo-muh". When it comes to
> storing it in the database, I agree it should be some uniform script, like a
> Federation Standard of sorts...

Even "ko-ho-ba-fay-jo-muh" is better than ????????

Of course, we could always take the approach of putting them in IPA, 
thus annoying everyone equally.

-- Neil

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