randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Thu Sep 25 20:00:48 CEST 2008
> From: "CE Whitehead" <cewcathar at hotmail.com>
> To: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 10:46 AM
> Subject: RE: Pinyin
> Regarding Niall Tracey's concern, I think that if the various orthographies
> use an almost identical character set,
uh, -Latn- ?
> it is o.k. to group them together and then provide additional variant subtags
> for those who seek further differentiation.
What application or use case is fostered by doing this?
> (I've noted that we do not even bother to differentiate the various European
> orthographies used for French, Spanish, English;
Probably because there is no earthly use case for doing so.
> I think it will be nice to have subtags for the related Romanizations of the
> different languages.
Who *needs* this? What application of language tags would not work
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