Swiss german, spoken

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at
Mon Jun 13 17:30:47 CEST 2005

--On 12. juni 2005 00:19 +0100 Debbie Garside <debbie at> 

> But for archival and retrieval processes we MAY wish to make a
> distinction. Remember, there are an awful lot of end users out there
> using 3066.

If you want to distinguish between an audio recording and a written text, 
that's what the MIME type is for in IETF standards (and a variety of other 
means in other contexts).

Overloading the language mechanism with this information is just another 
means of causing pain.

My 5 cents.


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