LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM: pinyin
petercon at microsoft.com
Thu Jul 31 17:33:07 CEST 2008
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Peter Constable
> Similarly, my initial reaction to the proposal is that
> having "zh-Latn" as the prefix in each case is fine.
Actually, I'm going to take a stronger position: I very much feel the prefix should include "Latn". If I'm parsing a tag like "zh-pinyin", I don't know anything about the written form unless I have incorporated new knowledge from the registry. But I'm likely to have built in knowledge of all the script tags, so if I encounter "zh-Latn-pinyin" then I know a fair bit about the written form.
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