pinyin (and wadegile) request has gotten derailed

Michael Everson everson at
Wed Sep 17 09:58:13 CEST 2008

On 17 Sep 2008, at 00:33, Phillips, Addison wrote:

> I note that Mark has requested a subtag for explicitly Hanyu Pinyin  
> and not for any other kind of Pinyin. While it is possible for Hanyu  
> (other) pinyin's to be included into a single subtag, I can't tell  
> if that would meet Mark's requirements or not. I would be very  
> astonished and not all that well served if I were to request a  
> subtag 'twain' [to identify the dialect usage of writer Mark Twain]  
> and got instead '1880' [to identify dialectical usages of late-19th- 
> Century American writers] instead.

Yeah, this is the second time you mentioned this analogy, but it is  
not a good one.

Michael Everson *

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