LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM: mn-Mong-CN
everson at evertype.com
Fri Feb 18 12:04:28 CET 2005
At 01:39 -0800 2005-02-12, Peter Constable wrote:
>In the Mongolian case, we cannot dictate that nobody should ever
>have, say, a terminology database in which Mongolian terms used in
>China are distinct from Mongolian terms for the same concepts used
>in Mongolia. In other words, we may not know of any linguistic
>difference between "mn-Mong-MN" and "mn-Mong-CN", but we absolutely
>cannot assert that there can never be a need for someone to
>distinguish language resources using "mn-Mong-MN" and "mn-Mong-CN".
So. You want to "pre-emptively" encode a distinction which may not occur, ever?
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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