Suggestion: Add in Japanese typeset

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User Info: anonymous46773

anonymous46773
3 months ago#1
I don't know how hard it would be, or if it's even possible, but it would be cool to be able to since you can't do it now. For example if I try to type out "watashi", if I try to type it in hiragana it looks like わたし and if I try to type in kanji it looks like 私. Normally you can just type it out in romaji, but sometimes it's useful to be able to type in kana. There's someone on the PS4 board asking about button layouts and talking about how to make the "Fi" kana, but I can't show an example because the way this site works some funky things can happen when you try to type in Japanese.

Not really an urgent thing, but it would be nice to be able to do.
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User Info: Unown_201

Unown_201
3 months ago#2
This would require unicode support which has been suggested many times before but would be a huge task to implement from what I have heard.

Every time this comes up the answer is that the Admins will decide if/when they implement this but topics here won't change anything.
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User Info: anonymous46773

anonymous46773
3 months ago#3
Ah, all right, fair enough. Thanks for the response/explanation :)
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User Info: gmo7897

gmo7897
3 months ago#4
Yeah, as far as I know, Unicode support is planned (that's not official though), but there are other things the admins are working on first - I know a big one they wanted to get done was using https instead of http (secure browsing), which I believe is pretty much done. I don't know the order they're working on other tasks, but I want to say that Unicode was said to be in the works at some point.
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User Info: Krystal109

Krystal109
3 months ago#5
It's a pretty low priority, since this is an English-based website, but I do believe it's something the admins are not oppose to.

User Info: Anisoptera

Anisoptera
3 months ago#6
*signs*

It would be nice if this website supported unicode.

User Info: desuno-to

desuno-to
3 months ago#7
I remember seeing this come up a couple of times, but I'd be glad to support it every times it does.
I've had more than several occasions where it would have come in handy.

Aside from clarity issues, romanizing also doesn't always work - for example if you need show "shi" "te" e.g. "You're welcome" in Japanese, it would get censored.

*signs*

User Info: JoeNobody

JoeNobody
2 months ago#8
* anti signs * Will display as garbage for those who don't have the set installed on their computers, a browser that doesn't support that set, or can't update their browser (possibnly due to being on a public/shared computer).
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User Info: Emulator

Emulator
2 months ago#9
GameFAQs is an English forum only. And not everyone know how to speak Japanese.

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User Info: MorbidEngel

MorbidEngel
2 months ago#10
You're forgetting there *are* international forums
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