stq vs. frs

Peter Constable petercon at
Fri May 2 06:04:03 CEST 2008

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of John Cowan
> Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 6:39 PM

> See for
> Ethnologue's
> West Germanic family tree; however, it is well-known that the tree
> model fits
> West Germanic particularly poorly.

Note that this is not *Ethnologue's* West Germanic family tree -- in the sense of suggesting that the analysis originates with Ethnologue: the classification is taken from the Oxford University Press _International Encyclopedia of Linguistics_, 2003.

See the discussion under the sub-heading "Linguistic affiliation" at


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