Re: Mixed up priorities

From: Yasushi Shoji (
Date: Fri Oct 22 1999 - 04:05:37 EDT

Subject: Re: Mixed up priorities
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 23:51:03 -0700 (PDT)


> A: "Oh, I think I'm starting to get it, Socrates. So for
> Slovak, the entity "ch", which is an orthographeme, gets
> encoded as a sequence of encodemes, but that sequence gets
> treated by algorithms for things like sorting as though it were
> a single entity, just like the orthographeme, and users don't
> know the difference. Is that what you're saying?"
> B: "Yes! At last. I was starting to despair that I'd ever find
> a way of explaining this to you. Maybe I'll put this hemlock
> back away... "

A: Yeah, I think I got it. So why don't we start using 'I' + '-' +
'I' for H in English? "I-I e l l o" is perfectly OK right?



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