language tag en-cutspell
dewell at adelphia.net
Thu Jun 22 20:33:18 CEST 2006
Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:
> I still have my opinion.
And you are absolutely free to express it, like all of us.
Personally I dislike all across-the-board "simplified" spelling reforms
for English. That isn't how English spelling has been reformed over
that past thousand years, and probably never will be; it will always be
a word or two at a time, like "donut." English has resisted the type of
central authority that would be necessary to impose a systematic
But I don't think our opinions about this should dictate whether the
subtag is approved.
> If en-cutspell
variant subtag "cutspell"
(N.B. Debbie Garside points out that "cutspel" might be more
> goes forward, I would also like to see a tag
> for Regularized English, that's all I'm saying.
As John said, go ahead and propose one. Nothing happens with regard to
these "discretionary" subtags without a proposal.
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