Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c RESUBMISSION
dewell at adelphia.net
Sat Jan 27 07:02:41 CET 2007
CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:
>> But you cannot say that the language is both Middle French *and*
>> Modern French at once.
> Yes, so what prefix do you suggest?
> But I do think there are perhaps enough differences between the late
> 16th c French and the 17th century French to use:
> frm as the prefix for the subtag for the 16th century variant
> fr as the prefix for the subtag for the 17th century variant
There you go.
> Perhaps it might read:
> Late middle French (16th century)
> Now it is:
> Early modern French (17th century).
Those are great. Thank you.
Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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