Celtic Macrolanguages in ISO 639-3?
everson at evertype.com
Wed Jan 5 16:55:26 CET 2005
At 10:31 -0500 2005-01-05, John Cowan wrote:
> > Breton linguists distinguish a KLT ("standard") Breton from
>> Vannetais/Gwened Breton [...]. Similarly, Irish differs significantly
>> from Gaeltacht to Gaeltacht [...]. Finally, Welsh is in a diglossic
>> situation [...].
>These sound like dialect and register differences,
They are, and in the case of Breton, orthographic differences too.
>which are most appropriately handled using the "language variant"
>machinery of the RFC 3066bis draft.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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