Swiss german, spoken
everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 12 19:03:23 CEST 2005
At 09:40 -0700 2005-06-12, Mark Davis wrote:
>so gsw-Zxxx could mean unwritten Swiss German, en-Zxxx unwritten English,
In what way is English an unwritten language? English is a written
language; application of Zxxx to it would, I think, be a misuse of
that tag. Zxxx is "code for unwritten languages". Not "code for
materials not written".
Though it *is* a little odd that we have a code for languages in the
list of script codes.
Swiss German, of course, is often written for various cultural purposes.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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