LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM: pinyin
gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 14:10:02 CEST 2008
This is NOT the same Pinyin, it is only called the same.. My understanding
is that we should not have homonyms in the registery.
On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 12:06 PM, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at comhem.se>wrote:
> Doug Ewell wrote:
> > As mentioned earlier, while Pinyin is used primarily and overwhelmingly
> > for Mandarin Chinese, it does have use for other languages.
> For instance Cantonese:
> > 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.
> I think it is a bad idea to have this variant for the macrolanguage
> code 'zh'. 'cmn-Latn-pinyin', 'yue-Latn-pinyin' (4646bis), ok. But not
> 'zh-Latn-pinyin' as the latter is ambiguous (unless one sees 'zh' as an
> alias for 'cmn'...).
> > It's not as
> > though we were talking about using 'boont' with Russian.
> /kent k
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