[Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Sat Mar 11 04:45:24 CET 2006

Randy Presuhn scripsit:

> Since the entire motivation for "Suppress-Script" is
> compatibility with information that has already been tagged,
> I suggest we limit ourselves, at least for the present time,
> to cases where we *know* that substantial amounts of data
> have already been tagged without a script subtag.
> If there's any question whether any texts in a particular language
> have been tagged, I'd be concerned whether we really know what
> scripts are in use (electronically) for that language.

I think the shoe's on the other foot: we'd need to know that a
language tag *hasn't* been used, a much more difficult question.

John Cowan  cowan at ccil.org  www.ccil.org/~cowan  www.ap.org
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