Japanese transliteration: ja-Latn-hepburn

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Thu Sep 10 04:45:24 CEST 2009

John Cowan <cowan at ccil dot org> wrote:

> Until and unless someone requests it, the less said about Tongyong 
> Pinyin the better.  As I posted a while back, it is the product of one 
> man who had enough pull to get his system made official, but kept 
> changing his mind over details, so there's not a single TYPY system 
> (unlike HYPY which has been stable for over 50 years) but many.  It is 
> also no longer official anywhere.

Very well, I won't suggest registering it except in the abstract.  It 
still provides a useful backdrop for the discussion about flavors of 

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