on 12/2/99 11:40 PM, Glen Perkins at Glen.Perkins@nativeguide.com wrote:
> What about more obscure characters, though? For example, say a given rare
> character contains a radical that has been simplified, so it would have a
> simplified form if ever anybody decided to write it in a "simplified
> context". If that character were to be added to Unicode/10646 as a result of
> IRG research, without going thru any Chinese national standard first, would
> both the simplified and traditional forms be added as separate codepoints,
> or would they be unified?
The answer is only the traditional form would be added, but this is because
no simplified form exists. I think it would generally be considered
improper to write the character using the simplified and not the traditional
form of the radical -- but OTOH I really doubt that anybody would notice if
you did. Good question, tho'.
John H. Jenkins
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