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Re: Chinese writing systems

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, November 4, 2002, 11:59
Mat McVeagh scripsit:

> I guess in conclusion I am a 'speechist', I believe speech is primary over > writing. I see writing as being a secondary form of expression that is > parasitic on speech.
And so say we all. Now go and read Mark Rosenfelder's yingzi page ( to get a real feel for what it's like, right down to the bottom, to feel otherwise. -- John Cowan "The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own skull; therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague." --Edsger Dijkstra


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