I approve the registration of zh-cmn (Mandarin Chinese)
everson at evertype.com
Wed Jul 6 09:40:38 CEST 2005
Name of requester : Karen Broome
E-mail address of requester: karen_broome at spe.sony.com
Tag to be registered : zh-cmn
English name of language : Mandarin Chinese
Native name of language (transcribed into ASCII): Putonghua or Guoyu
Reference to published description of the language (book or article):
Li, Charles N., and Sandra A. Thompson. 1981. Mandarin Chinese: A
Functional Reference Grammar. Berkeley: University of California
Wang, Fred Fangyu. 1967. Mandarin Chinese Dictionary:
Chinese-English. Seton Hall: Seton Hall University Press.
Fenn, Henry Courtenay. 1967. Speak Mandarin: A Beginning Text in
Spoken Chinese. 3 vols. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Dow, Francis D. M. 1972. An Outline of Mandarin Phonetics. 2 vols.
Canberra: Australian National University Press.
Any other relevant information:
It is understood that the "guoyu" dialect tag will be deprecated.
This is a formal application for use of the replacement tag "cmn".
This is intended to describe the same Mandarin Chinese dialect that
was previously described with the "-guoyu" extension.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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