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[Moderator Action] Re: [nelocsig] Re: International Search Engine Submission

From: by way of <bcaplan@i18n.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 11:57:16 +0900
Message-Id: <200002160334.MAA17375@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: www-international@w3.org
At 04:49 PM 2/15/00 +0900, Stuart Woodward wrote:
> >This is a holdover
>from the hardware word processor world which could only print in two sizes.

This is  not correct. Normal Japanese is written this way and has been for 
hundreds, maybe almost a thousand years. It has nothing to do with computers.

>So, if you search for "teribi" in half width characters you may not get any
>hits for pages

Just in case anyone is going to try this search as an example, the world 
for television is "te-RE-bi".

Received on Tuesday, 15 February 2000 22:34:21 UTC

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