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

Michael Everson everson at
Tue Dec 19 23:44:34 CET 2006

At 13:40 -0800 2006-12-19, Doug Ewell wrote:

>If you have both tags "fr-whatever" and "frm-whatever" and they do 
>not identify, respectively, a specific type of Modern French and a 
>specific type of Middle French, or if you choose one tag or the 
>other to compensate for deficiencies in building some sort of search 
>query, then the additional information "whatever" does NOT narrow 
>the scope of "fr" or "frm", it broadens it.  That is my objection.

And mine.

By the way. This list needs to go on a Solstice holiday. I would like 
NO DISCUSSION AT ALL ON ANY TOPIC from Thursday 21 December to 
Wednesday 27 December. Discussion may resume Thursday 28 December.

Michael Everson *

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