Sound Change Application (was: Bader's article on *-os(y)o)

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 32898
Date: 2004-05-24

--- In, enlil@... wrote:

> > So what is your theory exactly (preferrably in a form that
> > is machine analyzable by the Sound Change applier)?
> I've listed the rules in chronological order numerous times. Look
> above. See my examples. The rules are simple but I honestly don't
> know how to put it into your "machine form" as you request.

For an HTML program implementing such changes (and references to
documentation) see
. If you use IE, use 'view source', not 'save as', to make a copy.

For a C program to do the same, see . That version does not support
comments in words to be changed.

The complications that arise can be quite an eye-opener. Testing
the coding the rule for the development of Latin from Romanian
raised a great many questions. Sequencing can be critical.