Scottish English

Marion Gunn mgunn at
Thu Oct 20 12:03:22 CEST 2005

Plese permit me to correct you on both points (below), Harald.

Scríobh Harald Tveit Alvestrand:
> from the material available from ISO 639, there's no way of telling for
> sure whether "sco" ("Scots") refers to a language related to English or a
> language related to Gaelic.

That is incorrect. SCO unambiguously tags a GERMANIC language.

> In this case, there's a broad hint given by the existence of the tag "gla"
> (Scottish Gaelic) that indicates it's probably English-related, and which I...

That is incorrect. GLA unambiguously tags a GAELIC language.


Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
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