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
(http://www.zompist.com/yingzi/yingzi.htm) to get a real feel for
what it's like, right down to the bottom, to feel otherwise.
John Cowan email@example.com www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
"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