LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM: pinyin
cowan at ccil.org
Mon Aug 4 20:18:42 CEST 2008
Phillips, Addison scripsit:
> However, the point that 'pinyin' as a term is inexact seems
> reasonable. Perhaps change the subtag requested to 'hanyu'?
"Hanyu" means "Chinese language"; by itself it doesn't refer to
orthography at all.
The fact is that "pinyin" by default means Hanyu Pinyin.
John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org> http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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