An assessment of the Unicode standard

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Sep 14 20:24:44 CEST 2009

r wrote:

> So how many letters do we need? 50, 100, 1000? 

 From Wikipedia IPA article:
Occasionally symbols are added, removed, or modified by the 
International Phonetic Association. As of 2008, there are 107 distinct 
letters, 52 diacritics, and four prosody marks in the IPA proper.

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