From: John Dlugosz (JDlugosz@tradestation.com)
Date: Fri Jul 30 2010 - 12:04:54 CDT
> I think you could treat the Han digits the same way: In some of the
> Chinese news corpora I work with, the ten Han digits are frequently
> used Western-style, especially for years, phone numbers, and other
> - John D. Burger
I don't know Chinese, but the various newspapers and magazines laying around tend to show dates using positional notation with Han ideograms, for years and two-digit months and days. In writing a date/time library, I made it support national digits for output, so it could write out dates this way. Yes, it has to deal with scattered code points and does not even assume one code point per numeral. It's reasonable to suppose that the same format might need to be scanned. People might not type it that way simply because they keyboard shows digits easily available, but in slurping in a news story or email, it might exist that way.
The point is, the code already can't assume contiguous code points.
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