Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c

Michael Everson everson at
Wed Dec 13 18:07:13 CET 2006

At 11:57 -0500 2006-12-13, John Cowan wrote:

>If French people in the New World were writing what looks more like
>Middle than Modern French during the 16th century, tag it as frm;
>if some earlier French is relatively modern, tag it as fr.  If you
>are worried about undue constriction of search, use both.
>>  Do members of this group think that century subtags are a good idea?
>I think they come under the same category as the geographical subtags
>that we already rejected.

I take that as a support of my suggestion that these may not be good 
subtag candidates.
Michael Everson *

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