From: Paul Hastings (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 13:10:15 EST
> So I think Zhang Weiwu is suggesting a heuristic algorithm for
> discriminating a unicode text which is already known, or assumed to be, in
well the site will deliver chinese content w/doublechecking browser locale,
etc. so yes, most likely chinese users.
> to encounter at least one "ge" u+500B or u+4E2A? One "wei" u+70BA or
> u+4E3A? One "shuo" u+8AAC or u+8BF4? It wouldn't take long to figure
> this out.
might for me ;-)
> Marco Cimarosti has questioned, why do you need to classify text as being
> simplified or traditional?
if i understand their needs correctly, its to implement a search system with
search phrases of either "type" of chinese--content would be in both types.
> So, basically all you would be doing is providing a convenience for your
> readers, making it easier on their eyes to read your web documents in
> either traditional or simplified according to their preference. I know
> that something like that would help me -- sometimes I forget the
> traditional version of a character, and sometimes I forget the simplified
> version. It would be very cool if I could just press a button on a web
> site to switch the display between the two ;-) .
from what i understand this isn't something they've considered but sounds
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