LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM: mn-Mong-CN
everson at evertype.com
Thu Feb 17 13:17:49 CET 2005
At 09:15 -0800 2005-02-16, Peter Constable wrote:
>I cannot give you a business case for *distinguishing* between these
Then why should there be two tags?
>I have given you process reasons why deciding when a country ID is
>or isn't warranted is not scalable.
I don't know what "scalable" means. And apparently I do not
understand what "process reasons" are.
I know what languages are, though.
>I have also given you reasons with scenarios why country IDs may be
>needed even if descriptively there are not known to be linguistic
>differences between what is spoken/written in country X vs. country
Yes, but language tags tag languages, and are not portmanteaux for
the whole locale suite.
>Admittedly, I cannot give you a scenario in which iu-Cans-CA might be
>needed since I am only aware of it being used in one country. But that
>is the sole exception among all of the tags for which I submitted
There is a difference between Mongolian written in Mongolian script
in China and Mongolian written in Mongolian script in Mongolia? What
is the difference?
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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