Proposal for a subtag registration (fr-2004-ORTOGRAF or fr-ortograf ?)

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Tue Dec 11 13:01:24 CET 2007

On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 09:57:17PM -0000,
 Debbie Garside <debbie at> wrote 
 a message of 346 lines which said:

> I think a tag using "ortograf" would be a mistake.  Language and
> writing systems change and there is nothing to say that there will
> not be several different orthographies introduced over time.

So what? "orthograf" is not a generic word. With its cute spelling, it
identifies very clearly one specific orthography (the "Montréal 2004"

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