Modification Request: frr (Suppress-Script: Latn)

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at
Mon Oct 15 20:38:34 CEST 2007

Chiming in with my 2 cents on suppress-script:

- My vision of S-S is different from others; I regard it as a way to avoid 
the gratuitous overspecification that is a natural, and irritating, 
consequence of the generative tag system. Thus, the more S-S we use, the 

- I think the rate limiting that is formed by "we only do registry updates 
if someone takes the time to formulate a reasonable request" has served us 
well since 1766 was published - we had the same fear then, and it hasn't 
been a really practical problem at any time. There has (I think) been more 
mail on this list discussing the hypothetical guidelines for a hypothetical 
flood of registrations than there has been actual mail about actual 

- When 3066bis/ter/.... specifies "reviewer discretion", I think the 
reviewer should decide. Not the ietf-languages list; the list has no 
authority, it's a place for giving opinions and surfacing issues.
"Reviewer discretion" means REVIEWER discretion.

That's all I have to say today....


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