[Ltru] Re: Macrolanguages, countries & orthographies

Peter Constable petercon at microsoft.com
Thu Feb 15 16:04:47 CET 2007

From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan at ccil.org]

> But I, at least, am certainly not proposing making en/eng
> into a macrolanguage.  A macrolanguage covering ang, mne,
> eng, and sco, yes.

Go back and read the description of "macrolanguage" and tell me in what context that would apply to all of these? When is it useful to treat all of these as a single language?

A collection, fine.

Peter Constable

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