Cherokee should not have a Suppress-Script
dewell at adelphia.net
Sun Mar 12 01:17:10 CET 2006
Michael has argued strongly that the Cherokee language is primarily
written in the Cherokee script.
David has argued strongly that it is primarily written in the Latin
Ethnologue reports an estimate of 15,000 to 22,500 speakers of Cherokee.
The amount of existing Cherokee text that has been given the tag "chr",
such that humans or software reading "chr" would assume either the
Cherokee or Latin script, is likely to be quite small.
It should be apparent that Cherokee does not qualify for a
Suppress-Script. Let's leave it blank. If strong evidence comes to
light, it can always be added later.
Fullerton, California, USA
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