Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Sep 23 14:46:34 CEST 2008

Mark Davis <mark at macchiato dot com> wrote:

> We should not be using year numbers in variant tags *unless* we mean 
> precisely what is defined by a standard associated with that year. 
> Otherwise the tag is too narrow, and does not describe the intended 
> scope.

Without weighing in specifically on Belarusian (because I said I would 
not do that), I agree with the general sense of what Mark said.  Year 
numbers are inscrutable and should be used as a last resort.

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

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