On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 08:37:46 -0400, Marco Cimarosti
<marco.cimarosti@...> wrote:

> There are no "bounding boxes" in handwritten Chinese.
> The width and height of characters vary widely depending on their
> complexity.

Thank you! I had a significant misconception.

> E.g., see this example of a quite ordinary andwriting:
> http://posh-dude.org/image/chinese.JPG

Indeed. Just widely-spaced rules.

Thanks, again.

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass. (Not "MA")
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