randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Thu Sep 6 21:46:08 CEST 2007
> From: "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at icu-project.org>
> To: "Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn at mindspring.com>
> Cc: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 12:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Konkani Suppress-Script
> We don't qualify what "overwhelming majority" really means, but my take
> would be at least two standard deviations (>95%).
I'd be wary of putting a number on it. I think a pragmatic guideline
would be "no known community routinely uses (or has recently used) any
other script for this language". If there is a community of users for
a "minority" script, or a non-trivial corpus of material, then using
Suppress-Script simply doesn't make sense, unless the amount of legacy
data tagged in the 3066 style is overwhelming AND all in the same script.
(There's that word again.) Back to this particular case, it really looks
like this language shouldn't have a Suppress-Script.
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