Celtic Macrolanguages in ISO 639-3?
Elizabeth J. Pyatt
ejp10 at psu.edu
Wed Jan 5 16:59:22 CET 2005
Thank you for the replies.
At 3:55 PM +0000 1/5/05, Michael Everson wrote:
>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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