Re: Medieval CJK race-horse names (was Re: Bantu click letters )

From: John Jenkins (
Date: Fri Jun 11 2004 - 15:30:45 CDT

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    On Jun 11, 2004, at 1:20 PM, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

    > It would have been nice if a better mechanism for expressing
    > Han glyphic (and other types of) variants had been feasible
    > and in place before CJK Extension B went in, but that is
    > water under the bridge now. One can only hope that some
    > restraint and use of alternative mechanisms will be shown
    > in the current effort to define and encode additional CJK
    > extensions, which involve even *less* useful characters, for
    > the most part, missed even by the major dictionary compendia.

    FWIW, I was able to give my demo on variation selectors on Han in
    Chengdu after all, and I think it made the appropriate impression.

    John H. Jenkins

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