LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM (Newspeak)
thor.kottelin at elisa.fi
Sun Jun 1 23:13:11 CEST 2003
> Naming a language and making a dozen words up does not a language
"A dozen words" are not the main difference between Oldspeak and Newspeak.
Much greater dissimilarity can be found in the grammar.
> Are you suggesting the following?
> <lang="en">Many people would just call what he says
> </lang><lang="en-newspeak">doublethink</lang><lang="en">, but I think
> it's rather clever.</lang>
A more likely case of usage would be <span lang="en">uneasy</span> vs. <span
lang="x-en-newspeak">uneasy</span>. The latter doesn't mean "anxious" or
"nervous", but simply "difficult". Such tagging would potentially clarify
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