language tag en-cutspell
everson at evertype.com
Thu Jun 22 19:49:31 CEST 2006
At 10:42 -0700 2006-06-22, Doug Ewell wrote:
>I thought our job as a reviewing list, and the Reviewer's as final
>arbiter, was to evaluate the suitability of proposed subtags on the
>basis of whether the entity being tagged is well-defined and
>documented, and whether the subtag meets syntactic criteria, not
>whether the entity is "appalling" or "ugly," or not "credible" or
>"sensible." I may have been mistaken.
I still have my opinion.
>Approving a subtag for registration that someone else has proposed
>doesn't constitute "supporting" the entity itself, although I know
>there are some people who see it that way.
If en-cutspell goes forward, I would also like to see a tag for
Regularized English, that's all I'm saying.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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