Is there a subtag for 'plain English' or 'simplified English'
dewell at adelphia.net
Wed Dec 20 15:38:11 CET 2006
Marion Gunn <mgunn at egt dot ie> wrote:
> Fair enough. As a translator and manager of a stable of translators, I
> have to deal with everything from legal language, to technical, to
> plain English for non-native speakers of English/Irish (I manage to
> make life easier for myself and my translators by treating such texts
> as different dialects of English and of Irish).
> If you can think of some way of tagging such different texts, fine -
> otherwise, better justs forget it!:-)
Unless you have clear, interoperable definitions for concepts like
"legal" and "technical" and "plain," I would suggest that this is a
perfect application of private-use subtags:
Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
More information about the Ietf-languages