Disposition of hepburn?
everson at evertype.com
Sat Dec 12 10:29:12 CET 2009
On 11 Dec 2009, at 23:30, John Cowan wrote:
> Frank Bennett scripsit:
>> I have posted for the deprecation of "heploc", but I am unsure what
>> to do with "hepburn". Were I to start the process again from
>> scratch, I would file for alalc97 only, and there would be no
>> "hepburn" subtag. However, "hepburn" potentially captures Japanese
>> transliterations that do not conform to the ALA-LC tables, so I am
>> a little unsure of the proper way forward.
> Hepburn is definitely wider than heploc/alalc97. I suggest a
> comment be added saying "See also alalc97", but otherwise left alone.
I tend to agree.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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