[bitc-dev] Unicode and bitc
hramrach at centrum.cz
Sun Oct 17 05:14:27 PDT 2010
On 17 October 2010 13:52, Ben Kloosterman <bklooste at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 17 October 2010 09:41, Ben Kloosterman <bklooste at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Pin yin is replacing written chinese in Taiwan and Hong Kong and they
> >> forgetting the writing of chars. Also
> >This is news to me.
> >While my experience is only second hand as I don't speak Chinese
> >myself I can't imagine easily replacing the ideograms with pinyin and
> >preserving intelligible written text.
> Note its pinyin for writing, they can still read complex chars they are just forgetting the detail required for composing them , this complexity is why mainland china simplified the characters.
That should not affect electronic text much as there are multiple
helpful IMs for writing the characters.
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