BCP47 Appeals process

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Sep 26 17:55:59 CEST 2008

Well, evidently I sent the extension only to Mark, not to the list.

On 17 Sep 2008, at 14:52, Michael Everson wrote:

> On 17 Sep 2008, at 10:49, Mark Davis wrote:
>> As you know, according to the stated process in the procedures,  
>> after 2 weeks of receiving any proposal, you need to formally  
>> accept or reject the proposal or give a 2 week extension. I  
>> understand that you may be traveling, and of course we need to make  
>> reasonable allowances for that, but the requirements of the  
>> position that you took on require reasonably timely responses, and  
>> clear communication of the status of each proposal.
> Sure; though of course we have never really been stuck with the 336  
> hour time limit.
> I'm not rejecting or accepting any of these. They are all extended  
> for two weeks from today because I am travelling and cannot  
> guarantee availability until I get home on Monday. We are moving  
> towards some consensus I believe, with good will all round.
> I have stated that I'm happy to approve "wadegile" and "pinyin" so  
> long as they are not exclusively limited to Mandarin, because I know  
> in the case of the latter that there are other languages which use  
> the same orthographic principles and I should be very very surprised  
> indeed to find that no other Chinese dialects at least ever made use  
> of W-G orthographic principles (that is clearly a lesser concern  
> however).
> For both of these subtags I would like some precision in terms of  
> prefix discussion. I will try to lead that discussion.
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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