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2313RE: Fwd: VIM 7.1 compilation error

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  • Ben Peterson
    Aug 3, 2007

      True, one would have to make two separate attempts, one for old-style
      and one for new-style Romanization.

      There are other problems too, now that I think about it:

      1) Some Korean syllables have different final consonants when written
      but not when spoken. It is difficult to express this in romanization.
      2) Hundreds of mappings would start the same way as each other (e.g.
      Se, Set, Seok, Seo, Seot, Seok etc) which might make entering them via
      the mapping system a bit odd (would it pick 'Se' if you hesitated part
      of the way through typing 'Seoul'?)

      3) As you know, neither romanization system is unambiguous because it
      is sometimes impossible to tell where a syllable ends. Normally you
      wouldn't want to type 'Se-o-ul', but if you did, how would the keymap
      tell it apart from 'Seo-ul'? I think you'd need to actually type the
      hyphens or something.

      Hm, this actually sounds very very hard :(

      Still I might generating a keymap (from the composed hangul character
      area of the Unicode charts) over the weekend and see what happens.


      -----Original Message-----
      From: vim_multibyte@...
      [mailto:vim_multibyte@...] On Behalf Of Shawn Kim
      Sent: 03 August 2007 17:37
      To: vim_multibyte@...
      Cc: vim_dev@...; Bram Moolenaar; vim-dev;
      vim-multibyte@...; um.kiwon@...
      Subject: Re: Fwd: VIM 7.1 compilation error

      Ben Peterson wrote:
      > Hi,
      > Wouldn't hangul be a very big keymap? If the keymap was for
      individual jamo it would be manageable but I'm not sure how vim would
      then combine the jamo. If it is for all hangul characters it will be
      very large -- unless I am missing something.
      > On the other hand, it should also be relatively easy to generate the
      keymap automatically...
      > Benjamin
      Replying to all,

      Hi, Benjamin,

      Yes, It is a huge set of letters.
      There are more than 10,000 letters that can possibly be made up, even
      excluding obsoleted ones.

      And there is a criticism I found about that method :


      Thanks for your comment


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