en-GB-oxford LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM
everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 15 17:07:56 CEST 2003
At 07:57 -0700 2003-06-15, Mark Crispin wrote:
>On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Michael Everson wrote:
>> Eh? OED orthography differs from "modern British" only in its
>> preference of -ize to -ise for words using that Greek suffix.
>Sounds like Canadian English orthography.
>> I prefer Oxford spelling to "British" spelling, and I prefer
>> "British" spelling to Webster's reformed orthography.
>Needless to say, those preferences are not universal; but fortunately we
>have no need to discuss that matter.
ISO prefers Oxford spelling. :-)
I don't care if other people are happy with "British" spelling, but
it is a real pain not to be able to select Oxford spelling
dictionaries, always to be faced with a binary choice.
>Harald's suggestion of en-oed sounds good.
I don't see how it is superior to en-GB-oed though. Or what is wrong
with that anyway.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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