More fun with descriptions: Divehi
dewell at adelphia.net
Fri Jul 14 08:09:47 CEST 2006
Frank Ellermann <nobody at xyzzy dot claranet dot de> wrote:
> Personally I'd feel more comfortable if derivations from the sources
> are noted as "Comment". If an u+27 in the sources is plain wrong,
> then the subtag registry "description" field isn't the ideal place to
> fix it.
Addison suggested using the Comments field for a similar purpose
(providing ASCII equivalents for non-ASCII Description fields).
> The way it went with GG, IM, JE, and now maybe also DD + YD was
> cleaner (and I first supported various ad hoc ideas for these cases
> until Debbie cleaned it at the right place).
I'm not sure how this is related to the discussion about Description
>> the Divehi change does not involve any apostrophes
> :-) And we made sure that the registry supports any Unicode.
There is no controversy about that. There is quite a bit of controversy
about *which* characters should be present in the Description field, and
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