John H. Jenkins wrote:
> At 2:52 PM -0800 7/10/00, email@example.com wrote:
> >Do the Han characters have names, [...]
> No. See _The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0_, p. 335.
> Coming up with names based on meaning was clearly impractical.
> Coming up with names based on pronunciation was also impractical.
> Giving the ideographs names based on their code point was the only
> practical solution.
There is a third impractical (but cute) possibility: coming up with names
based on shapes (e.g., "a frog under a well" -- I wonder, where did I hear
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