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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 :) s. --- Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position |Stephen Mulraney of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to |w: other matter; second, telling other people to do so. |e:: " -- Bertrand Russell |at " .net