Re: [unicode] Re: vertical writing mode of modern Yi?

From: Jeremie Hornus <>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 10:36:14 +0200

On 4 Apr 2012, at 03:46, wrote:

>> Also if the people typesetting the book are familiar with Chinese
>> but not with Yi, they might assume that these characters, which like
>> ideographs also fit in fixed-size boxes, should behave the same as
>> Chinese. This is a reasonable assumption. But it may not be correct.
> Excuse me, please let me confirm my understanding of
> "it may not be correct", my English is quite poor.
> Do you think as
> "The assumption (behaviour like Chinese text) has no foundation,
> so it is not reliable",
> or,
> "It is inconsistent with the vertical text of Old Yi,
> so it is wrong".
> Which opinion matches with your attitude?

Sorry to bump in; but I think he meant:
"this assumption is reasonable, but it's not because it is reasonable that it is correct."

My understanding may also be wrong, my english is not rich :-)
Received on Wed Apr 04 2012 - 03:41:41 CDT

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