Re: Chinese FVS? (was: RE: Cuneiform Free Variation Selectors)

From: Christian Wittern (
Date: Tue Jan 20 2004 - 01:22:31 EST

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    John Jenkins <> writes:

    > Actually, TC/SC variation *is* one of the cases it's intended to cover
    > (where the two forms are related in a one-one fashion and the regular
    > simplification rules are being applied). It's aimed, however, more at
    > things like the ever-multiplying tortoises, or "ears-in"/"ears-out"
    > variations (U+8AAA vs. U+8AAC).

    Hmm. Are you saying this can also be used for cases were both (or all
    necessary) forms are already encoded? Could you give us a more
    elaborate example of how this is supposed to work in the cases you

    All the best,


     Christian Wittern 
     Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
     47 Higashiogura-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8265, JAPAN

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