cowan at ccil.org
Sun Feb 26 07:35:01 CET 2006
Doug Ewell scripsit:
> >Now we can either treat sgn-US and the 20 other registered tags as sui
> >generis, or we can extend the pattern to the other national-scope sign
> >languages, and treat the "minority" sign languages differently, either
> >as sgn-xxx or as just xxx. I proposed the former.
> I thought you had proposed the latter. I'm glad I misunderstood.
Oops. What I propose is actually the second of the three possibilities
mentioned: sgn-XX for national sign languages, sgn-yyy for non-national
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