From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 10 2004 - 16:46:07 CDT
At 01:04 PM 6/10/2004, Peter Constable wrote:
> > That doesn't mean that we stop asking all the hard questions, but that
> > allow a presumption of usefulness for characters that were in
> > use over some time and by several authors.
>But it is precisely that status that is called into question here.
>Unless your definition of "several" is '>=1'.
I realize that. However, sometimes we have single citations where
we don't believe (for other reasons) that they are the only existing
ones, just the only ones found so far.
Then there is the issue brought up by D. Starner: is a work sufficiently
interesting that digital archivers like Project Gutenberg would be interested
in it. I don't have an opinion on the merits of this particular set of
characters, but I suspect there are many Han characters that equally
represent nonce usage...
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