han.steenwijk at han.steenwijk at
Thu Sep 15 11:16:16 CEST 2005

John Cowan scripsit:

>> Luc's reasoning is certainly correct, but do not most or all of his arguments in
>> favour of el-Latn apply to any widely used language that "at home" is written in
>> a non-Latin script, eg. Arab, Armenian, Chinese, Persian, Russian etc.?

> Yes.

>> Are we going to register tags for all of them or should we wait until RFC
>> 3066bis is officially adopted? 

> We can and should adopt such tags as they are requested.  The evidence is
> that we are not buried in such requests.  Since the creation of RFC 1766
> ten and a half years ago, we have adopted only 92 tags (and rejected some
> undetermined, but small, number), mostly in batches.

Point conceded. Let's go ahead with the registration.

Prof. Han Steenwijk
Universita di Padova
Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Anglo-Germaniche e Slave
Sezione di Slavistica
Via Beldomandi, 1
I-35139 Padova

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