[Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages
randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Sun Mar 12 00:59:28 CET 2006
> From: "John Cowan" <cowan at ccil.org>
> To: "Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn at mindspring.com>
> Cc: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 10, 2006 7:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages
> 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.
I see your point.
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