addison at yahoo-inc.com
Tue Mar 20 15:42:07 CET 2007
>> Comments: 17th century French, as catalogued in the "Dictionnaire de
>> l'académe françoise", 4eme ed. 1694; frequently includes
>> elements of Middle French, as this is a transitional period
> I still don't like the long, encyclopedic comments, but I appear to have
> lost this battle and I can live with it.
I replicated what the CE Whitehead asked for. Comments are allowed to be
long (well, longer).
>> Description: Late Middle French (before 1606?)
> Please, let's do away with this question mark. It will merely make the
> user unsure of the purpose of the tag. Better to just say "(before
> 1606)" in the spirit of ISO 639 descriptions, which also assign
> more-or-less precise boundary dates.
I forgot the question mark, which I originally inserted because I
inferred the date, not because the registrant asked for it. I think it
should be removed.
>> Comments: 16th century French as in Jean Nicot, "Thresor de
>> la langue francoyse" 1606;
> Was something supposed to appear after this semicolon? I suggest
> removing it.
> If nobody has any objections, I'll send Official Registration Forms with
> these minor changes (and some tiny mechanical ones, like lowercasing
> "variant") to the list and to Michael.
Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
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