"Characters" and "character states"

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri Jul 22 06:37:44 CDT 2005

On 2005-07-21 22:37, Mike Dallwitz wrote:
> John's view seems to be that the terms are interchangeable. If this is the
> prevailing usage, I suppose it has to be accepted. But it would be a pity -
> there was once a useful distinction between the terms.

John himself has stated that his views in many areas are not the
prevailing ones. I think we can safely assume that this is not a

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