Re: Comments on <draft-ietf-acap-mlsf-00.txt>?

From: Martin J. Duerst (
Date: Thu Jun 05 1997 - 18:29:50 EDT

On Thu, 5 Jun 1997, John Jenkins wrote:

> Again, this is exaggerating the Chinese/Japanese problem.

Long list of FACTs, each very clear and true. And the facts on
Japanese are the same for Chinese.

> FACT. It is also acceptable to Japanese users to see Chinese text
> written with "Japanese" glyphs.
> E.g., I just borrowed from Lee Collins a standard Japanese dictionary
> which quotes Chinese authors (e.g., Mencius) to show how a character is
> used. When doing so, they use "Japanese" glyphs, not Chinese ones.
> In particular, it is acceptable within Japanese typography for a small
> stretch of Chinese quoted in a predominantly Japanese text to be written
> with "Japanese" glyphs.

Please change "acceptable" to "preferred", or an even stronger word.

Regards, Martin.

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