LANGUAGE SUBTAG MODIFICATION - GB
jon at hackcraft.net
Thu Apr 20 16:35:25 CEST 2006
Doug Ewell wrote:
> Lee Gillam <L dot Gillam at surrey dot ac dot uk> wrote:
>> Wikipedia - apparently bigger than the Encyclopedia Brittanica -
>> identifies the use of "roa" for Jèrriais.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%A8rriais I merely reported that
>> those reading such information might use it.
> You're correct; that's different from saying that you personally
> advocated it. I'm certainly one of those readers who sees Wikipedia as
> accurate much more often than not, and probably would have used "roa" to
> tag such content if John Cowan had not steered me away from it.
I think Wikipedia is a good starting point for research, but useless
when you want something authoritative (tbh, I think the autoritativeness
of Encyclopedia Brittanica is often overstated too).
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