Encoding scripts in tags: evil or just unpleasant?

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri May 23 12:02:16 CEST 2003

At 21:26 -0400 2003-05-22, John Cowan wrote:

>Well, I started out in your position and have now moved to approving of
>Peter's productive langage-script-country model (where "country" is a
>proxy for spelling system, basically).

Edberg I suppose you mean. With what detail? Exactly as he presented 
it? He presented options. Do we have consensus on which ones? That 
would be guidance to the reviewer.

>I think the problem is now well enough understood since the publication
>of Peter's papers that we can move past the minimalist position of 1766/3066
>to something more detailed.

Please turn it into guidelines.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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