LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM
everson at evertype.com
Fri Apr 11 22:15:10 CEST 2003
At 16:15 -0400 2003-04-11, John Cowan wrote:
>Roozbeh Pournader scripsit:
>> I live in Iran and consider myself an expert in these. I've never heard
>> about Iranian Azeri written in Cyrillic or Latin. But Azerbaijani Azeri
>> has been written in Arabic historically.
>And are the language varieties distinguishable when written in the Arabic
>If so, it sounds like the useful tags to register are az-latn,
>az-arab-az, and az-arab-ir.
The Language Tag Review will NOT encode things that are decided upon
by "if so"s and "sounds like useful". 639 has criteria, SIL has
criteria, and 3066 has criteria. Linguistic reality, friends, and
colleagues. Please. Not "potentially useful" or "logically possible"
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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