Proposed Successor to RFC 3066 (language tags)
everson at evertype.com
Wed Nov 26 22:59:38 CET 2003
At 15:14 +0000 2003-11-26, Debbie Garside wrote:
>As an expert in languages and coding systems, I
>am sorry that you cannot see the use of the
>Linguasphere product in
>technologies/internet applications to mention
>but a few.
I am not sure what use would be made of the level of granularity it
>As to the Linguasphere database being
>expensive... it has never been offered for sale.
>The printed register is available for £100 plus
>P+P to interested parties.
I consider that expensive.
>However, Linguasphere have given many many copies of the register away free
>in exchange for updated information from experts such as yourself. If you
>would like a copy of the Register and would like to suggest corrections or
>make comments on its content you will find our response most welcoming;
>Indeed Linguasphere actively encourages contact with linguists worldwide in
>order to correct, add and update the information.
Certainly I would like a copy of the Register, if
you would like to give me one for review.
>I see that you are based in Dublin, I will have occasion to be in Dublin 4-5
>times a year for the next 3 years starting in January (in relation to
>another international project with Irish partners based in Dublin) I would
>welcome the opportunity to meet with you in order to discuss the methodology
>for distinguishing language and dialect and to deliver a copy of the
>Linguasphere register at the same time.
All right. I am interested to learn who your Irish partners are.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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