Proposal for a subtag registration (fr-2004-ORTOGRAF)
everson at evertype.com
Sat Dec 8 01:46:27 CET 2007
At 16:29 -0800 2007-12-07, Randy Presuhn wrote:
> > So far, I consider this a vanity orthography.
>> Please supply four more books or articles written
>> in the orthography, and not from samizdat
>Though it would indeed be nice to have that much substantiation
>of the orthography's use, I don't see how RFC 4646 sets any particular
No, but your Reviewer's task is linguistic, and so far this French
alternative orthography is not well-enough attested, and is being
proposed by its own inventor. Alarum bells do ring.
>Is this something where the ltru WG will need to add guidance in the
>update to the BCP?
No, please. This is an example of the Reviewer asking for more
information. It is not something that rules have to be made for.
> > >)
>> This article is *in* standard French.
>How does this constitute an objection? There is no requirement
>that descriptions of languages registered be written in that language.
That was a discussion, not a description. Look, Randy, this isn't
algorithmic. You have a Reviewer to exercise judgement. I'm not
satisfied about the status of the entity for which a tag has been
> > Please list 50 distinct items, be they books, websites, or software.
>Where does this requirement come from? Have similar demands
>been made of other registration requests?
No, because previous requests have not been questionable in the way
that this one is.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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