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[Bug 13113] Parsing algorithm should not preclude Complex Ruby

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Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 02:56:57 +0000
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--- Comment #5 from fantasai <fantasai.bugs@inkedblade.net> 2011-07-18 02:56:53 UTC ---
> What data do we have on this?

The fact that most Japanese words are compound words with that structure? Level
1 markup only applies to
  a) single-kanji words--which are reasonably common but not overwhelmingly so
  b) multi-kanji words whose pronunciation cannot be broken down (which are
     very noticeably a small minority of such words)

> All the examples I've seen of complex ruby have seemed rather contrived.

The term "complex ruby" covers a lot of things and is imho a misleading
distinction. Let's use instead the levels I outlined in my writeup. To which
level(s) do the contrived examples you have seen belong and why do they seem

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