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From:
Philip Newton
Date:
October 19, 2000 00:27
Subject:
Re: Transcription of Larry's talk
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.04.10010190325350.8019-100000@ficus.frogspace.net
On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 10:58:45AM -0700, Larry Wall wrote:
> >     @foo wa kaite kudasai;
> 
> Surely they only need to go at the end if they're in a Japanese script?
> The Latin alphabet transliteration could still sit in front.

No, IMO they'd still need to go at the end. Now, whether "the end" is the
left, right, or bottom depends on which way you're righting. (I've never
come across Japanese being written from bottom to top.)

Cheers,
Philip
-- 
Philip Newton <newton@newton.digitalspace.net>


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