Jyutping Phrase Box to be removed (was: Unihan database: kCangjie field)

From: Christoph Burgmer (cburgmer@ira.uka.de)
Date: Mon Jun 15 2009 - 03:35:21 CDT

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    Am Montag, 15. Juni 2009 schrieben Sie:
    > b Jun 15, 2009 10:20 AM ɡA mpsuzuki@hiroshima-u.ac.jp gG
    >
    > > In the main text of UTR#38, it is acknowledged that the
    > > data in kCantonete field are copyrighted, it can be used
    > > in any products, as far as the copyright acknowledge is
    > > included.
    >
    > If you look at the beta version of Unicode 5.2.0, you'll see that this
    > is no longer the case. The Jyutping Phrase Box data has been removed
    > because of the issues involved with this kind of viral license.

    As this is the only source of Cantonese pronunciation in the Unihan 5.1.0
    tables it is sad to hear.
    Will there be an equally good substitute in 5.2.0 or will the Jyutping Phrase
    Box be available from another source outside Unicode?

    -Christoph Burgmer



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