hypothetical Cajun question

Michael Everson everson@evertype.com
Tue, 7 May 2002 12:05:37 +0100

At 20:43 -0500 2002-05-06, Peter_Constable@sil.org wrote:
>On 05/06/2002 06:47:29 PM "Sean M. Burke" wrote:
>>A fairly obvious tag choice is "fr-us-la".
>Somewhat obvious, I suppose, though in my "model" paper, I suggest that
>country codes should perhaps not be used to distinguish individual
>languages or writing systems.

I disagree. Just as with the Sign Languages, it's common to use a 
geographical identifier in ordinary speech talking about this 
language, so why not have it in the tag? It's mnemonic that way, to 
some degree anyway.
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