Suppress-Script for Korean?

Karen_Broome at Karen_Broome at
Wed Jul 25 03:10:47 CEST 2007


I realize you're the expert here, but based on what I read, pure Hiragana 
and Katakana may have been more popular in the past or for informal use. I 
believe the pure forms were also used by women in the past.

So, question: When we use Suppress-Script, do we consider historical forms 
of the language, or is this designation only considered in terms of 
current use? Raising this issue with Hiragana made me realize that I don't 
know the answer to this question.

Randy writes:

>For a document longer than a few words to be purely "Hira" would be 
>artifical, and consequently I'd expect it to be marked as such, just as
>an extended document solely in Kanji or Katakana would also be quite 


Karen Broome
Sony Pictures Entertainment
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