[Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages

Kent Karlsson kentk at cs.chalmers.se
Sat Mar 11 18:42:40 CET 2006

Caoimhin O Donnaile wrote:
> may need correcting.  All of sga, mga, and gv were customarily written
> in the Latg script (i.e. with dotted-consonants rather than 'h'
> following the consonant),

Latg is about a partcular font class variety and is unrelated to the
orthography otherwise. The latter would be noted by variant subtags,
if anyone thinks it is important enough to register variant subtags
for this.

> to script.  The "cló Gaelach" (uncial/insular font) has been widely
> associated with Latg (dotted consonants), and it is what first springs

No, the use of uncial/insular font (with the Latin script) *IS* Latg,
quite regardless of spelling.

> English.  It is the dotted consonants which matter for linguistic
> processing:  word search; spell-check; sorting order.

That has *nothing* to do with Latg vs. Latn. Fee free to suggest the
registration of variant subtags for the spelling difference.

		/kent k

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