From: Tom Emerson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Feb 24 2005 - 11:55:16 CST
Erik van der Poel writes:
> There is a different way to think about this issue. East Asian children
> are taught to read and write the thousands of complex Han characters, so
> they are more attuned to spotting small differences between them.
I'm not sure I buy into that. Sometimes the differences are *very*
minor, and with smallish screen fonts may be difficult to see,
especially when scanning text. Spotting the difference between 15
strokes and 16 strokes is difficult for anyone. Add in the thousands
of ideographs added in Plane 2 and you are asking for phishing
-- Tom Emerson Basis Technology Corp. Software Architect http://www.basistech.com "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"
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