Re: Multiple Directions

Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 13:10:12 CDT

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    fantasai scripsit:

    > One doesn't really have to tilt one's head sideways to read the English;
    > it's possible to process the text vertically. I can read the passage at
    > a comfortable speaking speed by this method, and I imagine the Japanese
    > do the same.

    With just a little more practice I'd be fluent at speaking speed too (I tend
    to miss punctuation and "little words" at my first attempt), but I don't
    believe I'd ever get up to fluent *reading* speed, any more than I can with
    inverted text.

    My confusion is rapidly waxing          John Cowan
    For XML Schema's too taxing:  
        I'd use DTDs              
        If they had local trees --
    I think I best switch to RELAX NG.

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