cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Wed May 28 09:30:23 CEST 2003
Jon Hanna scripsit:
> Really good fun would be en-brai-lit-US-scouse (since someone writing in
> en-brai-lit-US is unlikely to change script if they quote some en-scouse).
I'd be inclined to say en-scouse-brai-lit-us, since "en-scouse" is a
language variety. It is not obvious to a computer that this breaks up
as LanguageProper-Script-NationalOrthography, but it does just the same.
For the record, when we get to 3066bis, I suggest we allow these
nine combinations productively:
and require review of everything else. Some of this will become moot
if/when Ethnologue is adopted as 639-3 or if Ethnologue becomes code
compatible with 639-2.
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