dewell at adelphia.net
Fri May 30 09:25:53 CEST 2003
John Cowan <cowan at mercury dot ccil dot org> wrote:
>> Can an application really "support" or "adhere to" RFC 3066 while
>> only recognizing one or two tags?
> I'm not sure if this is jest or earnest, or some slippery ground
> between. (Remembering the millennia-old chestnut about boys and
> frogs.) Or in en-internet, "Are you trolling me?"
Trolling? You know me better than that.
> Anyhow, I would certainly think it bad design (because not robust)
> to complain about invalid tags that I don't understand. If I were
> writing a multilingual spelling checker with materials to hand, it
> would understand en-us, en-gb, and de-*, and reject anything else,
> whether valid nv or invalid xxx.
OK, that was the counterexample I was looking for. Thanks.
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