>hinted that you're dissatisfied with the term 'featural syllabary'
>that Kenneth Whistler proposed. Could you explain why?

As I mentioned, because it was creating an overlap in categories -- though
I admit potentially the overlap is due only to differing defintions for
"featural". I don't know just what definition Ken was using and how it
compared with that presented in B&D.

- Peter

Peter Constable

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