Swiss german, spoken
everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 12 01:07:37 CEST 2005
At 16:01 -0700 2005-06-11, Randy Presuhn wrote:
>> From: "Debbie Garside" <debbie at ictmarketing.co.uk>
>> To: "'Michael Everson'" <everson at evertype.com>; "'IETF Languages
>>Discussion'" <ietf-languages at iana.org>
>> Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 3:47 PM
>> Subject: RE: Swiss german, spoken
>>IMHO Requests for specifically "Written" tags and "Spoken" tags will
>> increase in the future and it may be a wise thing to discuss this sooner
>> rather than later. This is currently catered for within the proposed 639-6;
>> if accepted 3066bis (or ter) will (I presume) follow suit.
>If you would like to ensure that the language tag registry has mechanisms
>to specifically support this distinction, please take your concern
>to the ltru at ietf.org
>mailing list, preferably with the specific text you'd like to add or change.
>The WG is very close to being ready for WG last call on the registry draft,
>so delay would not be good.
Oh, I'd really like to say "bollocks" to this notion of "spoken" vs
"written". A language is a language. EVERY language can be written.
Representation of dialect forms of written language is not a question
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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