Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Sep 18 05:04:03 CEST 2008

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> Unfortunately, this doesn't cause all existing Tongyong Pinyin content 
> to vanish off the earth, and so if there was a need to tag Tongyong 
> content before, that need has not gone away.

True.  But it also means that we don't have to worry about how to
represent Tongyong at this stage, since no one has asked for it.  We can
decide later or never.

John Cowan   cowan at
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        to do will be to send me a telegram asking and it will be done."
    "Mr. Hearst, if you ever get a telegram from me asking you to do
        anything, you can put the telegram down as a forgery."

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