Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)

Randy Presuhn randy_presuhn at
Thu Sep 18 05:56:13 CEST 2008

Hi -

> From: "John Cowan" <cowan at>
> To: "Doug Ewell" <doug at>
> Cc: <ietf-languages at>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 8:04 PM
> Subject: Re: Tongyong Pinyin bites the dust (was: Pinyin)
> Doug Ewell scripsit:
> > 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.
> True.  But it also means that we don't have to worry about how to
> represent Tongyong at this stage, since no one has asked for it.  We can
> decide later or never.

But it *does* mean that using the region subtag to disambiguate
doesn't make sense.


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