Registration of el-Latn language tag
tex at xencraft.com
Wed Sep 28 07:40:14 CEST 2005
Thanks John. That's a broad range.
Although Greek is likely a narrower range than
transliterations/transcriptions from other languages to Latin.
I guess it is no worse than en representing perhaps Ye Olde English.
Is there a most likely, or most expected scenario if one requests or
If I wanted to select a spell checker or othography, what would I look for?
> Tex Texin scripsit:
> > As we add script subtags to languages, does it generally mean a
> > transliteration as opposed to transcription?
> In this case, I'd say it means the full spectrum of romanized Greek, from
> mediaeval western Greek natively written in the Latin alphabet, to the
> various shape-based and sound-based transliterations of today, to Haralambous's
> full Latin-alphabet orthography for Greek (which no longer represents the
> various historical distinctions: an i is an i, for example).
> John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan
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