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

Michael Everson everson at
Fri Dec 15 01:36:35 CET 2006

At 19:22 -0500 2006-12-14, CE Whitehead wrote:

>O.k. this is the case with 16th century French too.  Every educated 
>French speaker can read it; it is just the spelling that is 
>16th century French is thus something like 16th century English time-wise.

Fine. Just letting you know.. there is no need to have Early Modern 
English spell-checkers or search engines.

>You only tag Middle English because it is the dialect spoken by 
>Chaucer, or by the author of the Sir Gawaine poems (two different 
>dialects).  It's not our dialect I do not think.

Nonesense. I read Middle English. Chaucer's dialect is easy. Plenty 
of other dialects are not. They are still Middle English.

Scots is something else.
Michael Everson *

More information about the Ietf-languages mailing list