language tag en-cutspell

Michael Everson everson at
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 *

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