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Re: [tlug] [OT] What's up with online Japanese<->Japanese dictionaries?

Martin Killmann writes:

 > If Japanese planning bureaucrats do care for aesthetics, it doesn't
 > show in legislation.


 > Except for some areas in Kyoto and (too) few tourist spots
 > elsewhere, there are little to no rules on how a building can look
 > like. Use and maximum dimensions are regulated (leading to the
 > weird slanted buildings you see so often), but not much else.

But that fits, you see.  Sunlight is a right that goes with your
property in this country.  (And many others, of course, but the point
is that since it's a property right, you can get the right people to
support such legislation/regulation and its enforcement.)

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