Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c Resubmitted!
cowan at ccil.org
Wed Jan 10 01:24:11 CET 2007
Ciar?n ? Duibh?n scripsit:
> Is this mechanism technically acceptable? If so, I suggest we examine the
> consequences of making "16siecle" and "17siecle" subtags of a French
> macrolanguage tag. If not, had Peter some other macrolanguage mechanism in
> mind? Otherwise, it will be back to discussion of the subtag method.
We don't have authority, however, to create macrolanguages: only ISO 639-3/RA
can do that.
John Cowan http://ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
[T]here is a Darwinian explanation for the refusal to accept Darwin.
Given the very pessimistic conclusions about moral purpose to which his
theory drives us, and given the importance of a sense of moral purpose
in helping us cope with life, a refusal to believe Darwin's theory may
have important survival value. --Ian Johnston
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