[Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages
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
> 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.
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