Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)

Doug Ewell doug at
Thu Sep 18 04:41:10 CEST 2008

John Cowan <cowan at ccil dot org> wrote:

> Fortunately for us all, Taiwan's government has *today* officially 
> discarded Tongyong Pinyin in favor of Hanyu Pinyin in its ISO 7098 
> form.

Unfortunately, this doesn't cause all existing Tongyong Pinyin content 
to vanish off the earth, and so if there was a need to tag Tongyong 
content before, that need has not gone away.

Very few people create new content in egy-Egyd any more, but the subtags 

Doug Ewell  *  Thornton, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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