Re: Sorting on number of strokes for Traditional Chinese

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Wed Oct 16 2002 - 10:52:05 EDT

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    On Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 04:14 AM, Marco Cimarosti wrote:

    > The next step is knowing *which* strokes make up each characters, in
    > order
    > to properly sort characters having the same stroke number.

    There's no consistency there. Different dictionaries use different
    subsorts once you get beyond the stroke-count level. The
    five-stroke-type classification used by the PRC is a fairly recent
    innovation and not universally used.

    > Is there any online source for such data? Even for smaller sets than
    > Unicode
    > CJK.

    Not that I'm aware.

    John H. Jenkins

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