LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM: pinyin
randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Sun Aug 3 06:42:51 CEST 2008
> From: "Doug Ewell" <doug at ewellic.org>
> To: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 2:30 PM
> Subject: Re: LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM: pinyin
> As mentioned earlier, while Pinyin is used primarily and overwhelmingly
> for Mandarin Chinese, it does have use for other languages. I don't
> necessarily propose adding them all as Prefix fields (we can do that
> later anyway if necessary), but I'd rather not see lots of text in the
> proposal that attempts to restrict Pinyin to Mandarin. It's not as
> though we were talking about using 'boont' with Russian.
It the intent that zh-pinyin could legitimately be used for languages
other than Mandarin?
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