From: Mark E. Shoulson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Oct 26 2007 - 09:14:36 CDT
> Quoting James Kass <email@example.com>:
>> After all, in UNIHAN.TXT there
>> are many single characters with more than one definition. Just
>> as there are many English words with more than one meaning.
>> (Examples exist, like U+3ADA (?) and U+66F6 (?).)
> The two charcaters have different meaning, though i have to admit I am
> hard pushed to find a font that maintains the differnce in the bottom
> half of the character 曰 U+66F0 and 日 U+65E5 respectively.
Yeah, and an "x" in English has a different meaning (sound) than an "x"
in Spanish (letters "mean" sounds; Chinese graphs mean words. More or
less). Yet we still encode them the same because they look the same.
Unicode generally tries to code what's written more than what's meant, I
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