acade - LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM
mahaniok at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 17:40:03 CEST 2008
Was 1959 revision more important than 1933 and 2008 revisions?
And, the problem I see with this proposal is that it is unclear (from
the tag itself) whether it is supposed to cover 2008 revision as well
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Yury Tarasievich
<yury.tarasievich at gmail.com> wrote:
> John Cowan wrote:
>> Yury Tarasievich scripsit:
>>> What's the problem with comparatively more stable "-academy"?
>> The problem is that there are other language academies for other
>> languages, and we want a subtag specifically for the orthography
>> prescribed by the Belarusian Academy, not any other academy. We do
>> not register "generic" subtags that mean different things for different
>> languages; for example, many languages have a Northern dialect, but we
>> would register separate subtags for each, not a generic subtag "northern".
> I wonder. First, umbrella "-tarask" is approved. Now the clear enough
> situation is nitpicked. Is registry there to foresee all possible
> occurences, or it's there to approve a descriptive subtag?
> And we aren't talking about some obscure dialect here, we are discussing
> the only literary recognized norm of the state language (laws, school,
> documents, blah blah). Did it occur to anyone that in the majority of
> the Belarusian language practice there's just no true need for such
> Well, make it "1959acad" (that's cliche' enough to be readily
> recognized), and let's be done with it.
> Or possibly it's the request itself that's bogus and unrealistic.
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