cowan at ccil.org
Sun May 13 21:19:43 CEST 2007
Michael Everson scripsit:
> Next time, please put it more plainly, please.
I was careful to say no less than I knew, and no more than I could infer.
> (It seems to me that if one knows what something is, one should tag
> it accordingly, and that if one does NOT know what something is, one
> should not tag it at all. Tagging it with an "I don't know right now"
> tag seems to me to be peculiar at best, and temporary in the long
> run. That is my personal opinion.)
Quite so. Furthermore, we already have the tag "und" to represent,
when it is necessary to do so, complete ignorance. Furthermore,
we have the language-collection tags to represent partial ignorance,
as when one knows that a document is in a Chamic language but
not which one.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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