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

Doug Ewell dewell at
Sat Dec 15 17:29:01 CET 2007

Randy Presuhn <randy underscore presuhn at mindspring dot com> wrote:

> Some of the materials exhibit more than just a simplified (more 
> phonemic) orthography.  They also exhibit a style characterized by 
> extreme clarity and a limited vocabulary.  So much so, that I, with a 
> limited command of French, found them surprisingly easy to read and 
> comprehend.

I also noticed additional (forced) spaces added between words of the 
City of Montréal text, using &nbsp;&nbsp;  That could be another 
distinguishing characteristic of this system intended to aid the 

I won't count displaying the text in extra-large Comic Sans; you see 
that all over MySpace and other Web pages constructed by amateurs.

Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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