Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)
randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Thu Sep 18 05:56:13 CEST 2008
> From: "John Cowan" <cowan at ccil.org>
> To: "Doug Ewell" <doug at ewellic.org>
> Cc: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 8:04 PM
> Subject: Re: Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)
> Doug Ewell scripsit:
> > Unfortunately, this doesn't cause all existing Tongyong Pinyin content
> > to vanish off the earth, and so if there was a need to tag Tongyong
> > content before, that need has not gone away.
> True. But it also means that we don't have to worry about how to
> represent Tongyong at this stage, since no one has asked for it. We can
> decide later or never.
But it *does* mean that using the region subtag to disambiguate
doesn't make sense.
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