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Is it useful to render French /i y u/ and /j ɥ w/ as allophones?

/lu.ua/ (loup où ah) is not the same as /lu.a/ (loua). If you want to avoid /lwa/ for loi, you would want to use the non-syllabic diacritic: /lu̯a/ or a lower or upper tie bar /lo͜a/ /lo͡a/ to make ...
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Is it useful to render French /i y u/ and /j ɥ w/ as allophones?

It is in fact proposed, in Schane (1968) that French glides derive from vowels. Morin (1971: "Computer experiments in generative phonology: Low-level French phonology") pursues this further ...
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