From: Kenneth Whistler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 25 2003 - 16:41:27 EDT
> How can things that are visually indistinguishable be lexically different?
> We don't encode the phonological distinctions between homographs; we
> encode text.
But I agree that we encode text. Both words above, which are
*lexically* distinct, would have the same encoded character
representation, and no amount of inspection of the encoding
per se is going to distinguish them.
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