From: Andrew C. West (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Dec 19 2002 - 08:05:37 EST
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 04:58:08 -0800 (PST), Marco Cimarosti wrote:
> I have tried to follow the discussion about the errors in field "kMandarin"
> of file "Unihan.txt" but, after a while, I lost my way with all those
> dictionary references...
> Could someone kindly make a short summary of the situation? Here are my
> biggest ???'s:
Here's my take on the situation :
> - Are the errors really there?
> - Any estimate as to how many entries are affected?
I estimate about 10% of basic CJK, in other words 2,000+
> - Is it only kMandarin affected or also any other fields?
I don't think any other fields are affected.
> - Any estimates for when it will be possible publish a fixed version?
I'll let Mr. Jenkins answer that one.
> - Any suggestion for interim work-arounds (e.g., an older version of the
> file, an alternative source)?
Use the Unihan database for Unicode 3.0 at
This is the latest uncorrupted version.
Hope this clarifies the situation.
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