On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
> James Kass said:
> > Consider the "teeth" ideograph(s). (Radical number 211, in
> > some radical lists.) Because this is a radical, CJK encoders
> > can select the specific desired character:
> > U+2FD2 for Traditional Chinese
> > U+2EED for Japanese
> > U+2EEE for Simplified Chinese
> a dictionary.
> > Since anyone encoding U+9F52 might see any of the above
> > three versions, my opinion is that encoders (authors) would
> > wish to explicitly encode their expected character and would
> > do so whenever they have the option.
> First of all, you missed the simplified version of 'teeth'
> at U+9F7F. If someone explicitly wants the (Chinese) simplified
> version, of course they should use that, and not U+2EEE, for
> heaven's sake.
And the "Japanese" version is at U+6B6F.
Technically, U+6B6F cannot be said to be the "Japanese" version of
'(incisor) tooth', since it is a valid vulgar variant of the
orthodox U+9F52 in "Traditional Chinese" usage.
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