registry vs. extensions...
kentk at cs.chalmers.se
Tue Oct 21 15:36:30 CEST 2003
John Cowan wrote:
> (If a language is a dialect with an army and a navy, does that mean
> that Afrikaans is now a dialect of Xhosa?)
Side remark: Afrikaans is a dialect of Dutch, and fully mutually
intelligible with Dutch, at least in speech. The spelling may be
Hmm. I wonder if I should start preparing a list of dialects
of Swedish (and Norwegian and Danish) to register tags for them...
The list may get quite long... Naa... I think that would be going
too far. I like the "@" (or "-x-") suggestion though.
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