LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM (R3): pinyin
nobody at xyzzy.claranet.de
Thu Aug 28 03:43:28 CEST 2008
Doug Ewell wrote:
> The only changes we could make would be to (a) add more
> Prefix fields in addition to "zh", or (b) remove "zh"
> and add nothing, so that 'pinyin' would be open-ended
> like 'fonipa'.
I think (b) is not permitted, and that's good. As for
deprecating prefixes, IFF zh is ever deprecated, then
this would implicitly also deprecate all zh-* prefixes.
My speculations about how to get this effect later were
far too convoluted. Just deprecate zh, or don't, not
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