Kenneth Whistler scripsit:
> It is intentional -- not a mistake. Either a character itself
> or a radical can be the shortest description of itself. That
> lends substance to the preference to use the shortest description
> possible. If a character is encoded, there is normally no reason to use
> IDC's to write a longer IDS for it (except for limited didactic
Okay, so John Jenkins's statement that an IDS should not be used in place
of an encoded character applies only to IDSes with > 1 character.
Thanks for the prompt authoritative reply.
-- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
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