ISO 639 - New item approved - N'Ko
mrc at CAC.Washington.EDU
Fri Jun 9 19:17:34 CEST 2006
On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Peter Constable wrote:
> The potential concern I see is that, while for N<char>ko we're talking
> about two alternatives, the general issue is one of providing alternate
> spellings that someone might search on, and in some cases there may be
> many different spellings, even without getting into the issue of
> alternate languages from which names may be derived.
Also, please remeber that the registry in question will be used by
non-linguists, many of whom have no notion of the differences between
More importantly, they do not care. If it's a glyph that they can not
enter, they will either enter what they can, or they will omit it
-- Mark --
Democracy is two wolves and a sheep deciding what to eat for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed sheep contesting the vote.
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