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RE: [PLS1.0] i18n comment: Japanese mixtures

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 18:23:06 +0100
To: "'Baggia Paolo'" <paolo.baggia@loquendo.com>, <www-voice@w3.org>
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <016801c68f0e$095b4b90$6501a8c0@w3cishida>

Thank you. If you don't hear from other members of the i18n core working
group, please regard this issue as closed.




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	From: Baggia Paolo [mailto:paolo.baggia@loquendo.com]
	Sent: 26 May 2006 15:18
	To: www-voice@w3.org
	Cc: Baggia Paolo; Richard Ishida
	Subject: Re: [PLS1.0] i18n comment: Japanese mixtures



	Issue R103-25


	Proposed Classification: Clarification / Typo / Editorial

	Resolution: Accept

	We accept you comment by changing the third bullet in Section 4.5
[1]. The proposed text is the following which includes an inline example of
mixed scripts:



	[[

	Alternate writing systems, e.g. Japanese uses a mixture of Han
ideographs (Kanji), and phonemic spelling systems (Katakana or Hiragana) for
representing the orthography of a word or phrase, and such mixture sometimes
has several variations as in kana suffixes following kanji stems (Okurigana)
for example "okonau" (行なう vs. 行う);

	]]



	Please indicate whether you are satisfied with the VBWG's
resolution, whether you think there has been a misunderstanding, or whether
you wish to register an objection.

	[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-pronunciation-lexicon-20060131/#S4.
5



	Paolo Baggia, editor PLS spec.




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	Comment from the i18n review of:
	http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-pronunciation-lexicon-20060131/

	Comment 25
	At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0603-pls10/
	Editorial/substantive: E
	Owner: RI

	Location in reviewed document:
	4.5, 3rd bullet

	Comment:
	"Alternate writing systems, e.g. Japanese uses a mixture of Han
ideographs (Kanji), and phonemic spelling systems e.g.Katakana or Hiragana
for representing the orthography of a word or phrase;"


	The fact that Japanese mixes scripts is one thing, but i think the
point here is that, for example, one sometimes writes thesame word using
hiragana and sometimes with kanji, according to preference or circumstance.


	A good example might be 'shouyu' (soy sauce), which can be written
using either kanji or hiragana: kanji
	i$f29o<hiragana:ccc[1]cc[1]

	[See the comment at
http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0603-pls10/ if non-ASCII characters
are corrupted by the mail]




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