Re: Japanese References
|From:||Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 3, 2003, 13:27|
John Cowan wrote:
> Stephen Mulraney scripsit:
>>That always aggravated me about L & T. I might not matter when you have
>>some competence in the language, but I matters to *me*.
> I think it's one of the great virtues of L&T that it does use pinyin.
> If it used characters, it would be unusable to me, and if it had both,
> it would be even bigger and more expensive than it is.
Well, yes - if one needs to be sacrificed, it should be the hanzi. I guess what
I'd *like* - both of them - is unrealistic, but since I've already bought it and
carried it home, I wouldn't be too concerned about the points you raise, if some
hanzi-enhancing miracle were to occur :)
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