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Re: Language Identifier List Comments, updated

From: Tex Texin <tex@xencraft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 03:47:11 -0800
Message-ID: <41CFF63F.3F2AD9C@xencraft.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, IETF Languages <ietf-languages@iana.org>

Ivan Herman wrote:

> I think Chinese is unique. The difference in the simplified and traditional is essential
> and created a 'cut' in chinese writing which is much more important than for any other
> scripts (afaik).

I don't see why it would be more essential to Chinese than an Azerbaijani
wanting to distinguish arabic vs cyrillic vs latin... In some ways it could be
argued to be less essential, since between Simplified and Traditional, some of
the characters are the same, or similar...
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