Re: Unihan.txt and the four dictionary sorting algorithm

From: D. Starner (
Date: Tue Apr 20 2004 - 18:49:21 EDT

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    "Raymond Mercier" <> writes:
    > The problem of the size of Unihan has nothing at all to do with the cost of
    > storage, and everything to do with the functioning of programs that might
    > open and read it.
    It's a data file stored as a text file to be simple; it's not designed
    with reading as its primary goal. less and vim work just fine here.
    > I wish the people who designed this file would accept the need for a more
    > structured and sophisticated approach. Why not, for example, have a basic
    > html file, with html-links to the various sections ?
    Because it's a data file, and it's easier to process without all that HTML
    junk to discard.

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