[LINK] Are GUI design standards no longer relevant?

David Lochrin dlochrin at d2.net.au
Tue Jan 19 17:10:41 AEDT 2010

Jim, thank you for your erudite & entertaining contributions!

I must remember to turn off the egg nishner.



On Tuesday 19 January 2010 16:47, Birch, Jim wrote:
> Fred said:
> >Which dialect would you use?
> Sorry, I didn't mean fully phonetic rendering but consistent spelling of
> phonemes, for example, with the same letter terminating letter or letter
> group on through, zoo, flew, cue, Lou, etc.
> If a vowel was spoken differently somewhere it wouldn't be an problem.
> Where a word is pronounced differently in different places, eg, the
> colour maroon rhymes with moon in Scotland and bone in Australia there'd
> be a bit of confusion.  We could work through this problem.  When
> writing Italian dialect, there's a question of whether to write the word
> as spoken in dialect - which is actually the more correct option - or
> writing the "standard Italian" word.  They seem to cope.
> Exactly the same question arises in English, for example, when CJ Dennis
> wrote "Er name's Doreen. I seen 'er in the markit first uv all,
> Inspectin' brums at Steeny Isaacs' stall."  Using consistent spelling
> wouldn't change this.
> As for Afferbeck Lauder's "Airman pickle semmich", that was just
> intended to confuse and thus amuse.  
> Jim 
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