[KS] Translation query

Peter Mauro Schroepfer schroepfer at oranckay.net
Thu Feb 28 14:01:09 EST 2002

It took forever, but the US Library of Congress finally gave up and decided
to follow the rest of the world with Pinyin for Chinese in 2000.

"Library of Congress, Other U.S. Libraries Join International Community on
Use of Pinyin" http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2000/00-141.html

Library of Congress Pinyin Conversion Project:

I think it has to be pretty obvious that the world will follow the South¹s
system as long as it stays consistent for a very long time. Then again, I'm
still hoping the US gov't will convert to the metric system sometime this

Also, I hope I'm not wrong and end up confusing things, but I really have to
wonder if the author being asked about is *Jeon* Gyeongnin rather than

Peter Schroepfer.

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