[KS] Re: Perfect Hangul?

didier barbas db at ccifc.com
Thu Dec 2 05:19:07 EST 1999

on 2/12/99 18:58, otfried at cs.ust.hk at otfried at cs.ust.hk wrote:

> Didier Barbas wrote:
>>>> Close enough, Ross: it's unfriendly to foreigners who don't speak Korean
>>>> (99.99%?). Jongro, as I said before, is I think a good example.
>>> The proposed system renders M-R Chongno as Jongno.
>> Even worse, they are not consistent with themselves...
> It's not the new system that is not consistent.  You are deriding a
> new proposed system based on a vague article in a notoriously
> unreliable newspaper (others have said far worse about the Chosun
> Ilbo).
Wasn't quoting the Chosun, though. I don't read it.

>> Well this is a specialists' list. Take your tourists' problems some
>> place else.
> I beg your pardon for intruding into the sophisticated objective
> discussion of the needs of Koreans and foreigners in Korean
> romanization with my admittedly rather unsophisticated and
> common-sense notions.
common-sense, says who?


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