[ubuntu-art] Announcing Project Kyu-do-

Thorsten Wilms t_w_ at freenet.de
Mon Sep 22 17:40:46 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 17:21 +0100, Michael Stephenson wrote:
> "Kyūdō is the Japanese art of archery" Perhaps you should revise this
> line.
> archery is Universal and outdates any civilisation, many cultures
> consider
> archery part of their national identity and heritage, Korea for
> example takes
> archery very seriously and could be rather annoyed by this line.
> Kyūdō is the Japanese word for the art of archery. 
> This is like saying "Shuukyuu is the Japanese art of soccer."

Hmm, you are reading that in an interesting way.

Kyūdō is not simply the Japanese word for archery. It refers to a very
specific heritage and technique.

I'm open for other suggestions here, though.

Thorsten Wilms

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