Request: Language Code "de-DE-1996"

John Cowan
Tue, 23 Apr 2002 18:17:12 -0400 (EDT) scripsit:

> In the process you describe, precisely what you would *not*
> end up ever specifying is vocabulary that is specific to one country yet
> without specifying orthography.

Yet it is possible to create two pairs of texts: one pair is clearly
different in vocabulary but ambiguous as to orthography, the other
pair is clearly different in orthography but ambiguous as to vocabulary.
The second pair is fairly trivial, because the vocabulary differences
are not that large; the first pair might require more effort to

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I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_