[developers] Special characters in orthographic subrules

Stephan Oepen oe at ifi.uio.no
Tue Mar 19 20:11:57 CET 2019

hi david,

i would expect that a single backslash should work to escape characters
that are part of the %suffix() special syntax, which i believe is true of
the first three on your list but not the period.

best, oe

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:36 PM David Inman <davinman at uw.edu> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I would like to use a few special characters in my irules definition for
> Nuuchahnulth. These special characters are:
> (
> )
> !
> . (period)
> These are historically used to donate certain types of phonemes in the
> language family. Is there a way to escape these characters in my irules
> file?
> David Inman
> PhD Candidate
> University of Washington Linguistics
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