Tables and contextual rule for Katakana middle dot
mark at macchiato.com
Tue Apr 7 16:59:35 CEST 2009
On what basis?
2009/4/7 Harald Alvestrand <harald at alvestrand.no>
> Yoshiro YONEYA wrote:
> > Dear Patrik-san,
> > Japanese uses Hiragana, Katakana, Han, Alphabet letters (a-z), and
> > digit (0-9) for names. KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT is usually used with those
> > names, so the following kind of case is really exists and used:
> > Play<KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT>Station<KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT>4.jp
> > That is the reason why I said "Japanese context".
> > To be precise, Japanese scripts (for IDN) are consists from:
> > Hiragana, Katakana, Han, Alphabet, Digit,
> > IDEOGRAPHIC CLOSING MARK, IDEOGRAPHIC NUMBER ZERO,
> > KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT and IDEOGRAPHIC ITERATION MARK
> > Extracting Alphabet and Digit from the list is unacceptable.
> > I'll try to express this ambiguous situation more clearly.
> > Regards,
> Speaking with sadness:
> If this is the case, I think we will have to declare KATAKANA MIDDLE DOT
> to have the same status as the apostrophe: Not permitted.
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