Flavors of Hepburn
everson at evertype.com
Mon Sep 28 15:28:30 CEST 2009
On 28 Sep 2009, at 14:04, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Do you have any objection to the wording "Hepburn romanization" for a
> subtag that is intended to denote any Hepburn?
No, I do not.
> Actually, we came to essentially the same decision with 'pinyin'
> that I
> am suggesting here for 'hepburn'. We registered the name "Pinyin
> romanization" and agreed that this could stand for basically any
> romanization that fits the Pinyin model better than it fits any other
> model, even extending to the "Pinyin" romanization of Tibetan. We did
> not require the Description field to specify exactly Hanyu Pinyin or
> provide a citation of the National Common Language Law.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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