Fw: Erzgebirgisch Classification Question
thogol at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 25 16:38:16 CET 2008
> Our goal in registering variants like 'erzgeb' is to allow legitimate
> language variations to be tagged, not to provide tags with perfect
> mnemonic or language-hierarchy value. (Ask speakers of Yakut whether
> 'sah' is an ideal subtag for their language.) We need to understand
> this and not promote the idea that we can always add a "better" alias
> for the same variation later on.
Yes, it's obvious that creating another tag with a different prefix
later can not be the idea of such tags. So, if a tag can't be renamed
later (which I can understand due to reference reasons, seeing the
problems that have arisen after the last series of SIL code
renamings...), let's just take sxu as prefix.
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