Forbidden short tags make me worry

Michael Everson everson at
Fri Jan 9 18:44:37 CET 2004

At 21:04 +0330 2004-01-09, Roozbeh Pournader wrote:
>The requirement for any tag to be at least five characters makes me feel
>uneasy. It's like trying to come with a three letter code for Yi.
>Difference is that you can't easily do that with tags that are supposed
>to be full words or something. Say you want to register "Dari" (a
>dialect of Persian spoken by Tajiks in Afghanistan). How do you make it
>longer to make it five letters?

In ISO 15924 we will have Laoo and Yiii
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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