Pinyin: the prefix

Randy Presuhn randy_presuhn at
Thu Sep 25 19:28:01 CEST 2008

Hi -
> From: "Michael Everson" <everson at>
> To: "ietflang IETF Languages Discussion" <ietf-languages at>
> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 12:53 AM
> Subject: Re: Pinyin: the prefix

> So, what is it?
> Type: variant
> Subtag: wadegile
> Description: Wade-Giles romanization of Chinese

Does this request apply to all things Chinese, is it specifically
for Mandarin, or is it for a specific set of the languages covered by "zh"?

> Prefix: zh-Latn
> Prefix: zh

I strongly prefer giving only zh-Latn as a Prefix.

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