Tracey, Niall niall.tracey at
Thu Sep 25 13:53:35 CEST 2008

From: Michael Everson
Sent: 25 September 2008 12:33

> That is why Pinyin is an umbrella term for these orthographies.

I'm not objecting to the word as an umbrella term, but the umbrella term as a tag. I don't know anyone who objects to the name "Scandinavian languages" as an umbrella term, but its practical usefulness as a tag would be very limited.


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