Michael Everson wrote:
> Of particular interest is an article by Ross King, "Experimentation with
> Han'gūl in Russia and the USSR, 1914-1937". One of the experiments was in
> decomposing the syllables and writing linearly.
That was tried, and eventually abandoned, in Korean-speaking areas of
the USSR. Kim Ilseong proposed an eventual change to a linear han'geul
orthography in Korea.
Note that Korean can be written linearly without ambiguity provided that
the doubled consonants (_ssanggieok_ and the like) be treated as single
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