Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c
everson at evertype.com
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 * http://www.evertype.com
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