Modification Request: frr (Suppress-Script: Latn)

Doug Ewell dewell at
Thu Oct 4 15:54:42 CEST 2007

Mark Davis <mark dot davis at icu dash project dot org> wrote:

> You spoke of two conditions for adding SS, but the spec only has the 
> first of these.
>   1. If these languages are overwhelmingly written in the Latin script
>   (using whatever criteria we use to define "overwhelmingly"), and
>   2. if there is a non-trivial amount of material in these languages
>   already tagged with a language-plus-region tag,
>   3. then the S-S entries should be added.
> The second is not a requirement, and thus not a reason for rejection.

But it has caused controversy in the past.  It was part of Michael's 
case against assigning a Suppress-Script to 'frr' last time.  This is 
exactly why I feel we should develop operational guidelines.

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

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