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

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Dec 14 23:59:53 CET 2006

At 17:32 -0500 2006-12-14, John Cowan wrote:
>Michael Everson scripsit:
>  > fro is the code for Old French = Ancien français
>  > = Vieux français. The code happens to be more
>  > mnemonic to English speakers than to French ones.
>  > This does not merit discussion.
>I understood this to be a claim that what in English is called "Old
>French" is divided by francophones into two varieties, presumably by date.
>Is that definitely not the case?

I Learned Old French, Middle French and Modern 
French when I did philology. Wikipedia (also in 
French) does not seem to differ.
Michael Everson *

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