Reminder: Ulster Scots
Leif Halvard Silli
xn--mlform-iua at xn--mlform-iua.no
Tue Apr 6 18:16:38 CEST 2010
Peter Constable, Tue, 6 Apr 2010 00:42:53 +0000:
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no
> [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of ejp10
>> Well...I am with Peter and Randy in that I didn't interpret the "BZZZT"
>> response as "levity" either, but rather as dismissive. Randy's
>> may have been incorrect, but since he is a newcomer...
> As Michael has noted, Randy isn't a newcomer; he's a long-standing
> and generally well-informed contributor. All the more reason why his
> input should not be treated with such cavalier disregard, with levity
> or not (but I agree with you that even newcomers need to be treated
> with respect).
> I don't see anything incorrect about Randy's questions. Michael's
> response was that "There is only one orthography under
> consideration." But that's a fallacious response: he asked for a tag
> to identify an orthography, and if there is only one orthography,
> then there is nothing to differentiate, and no need for a tag. Thus,
> since Michael _did_ ask for a tag differentiating an orthography, it
> was entirely reasonable of Randy to assume it stood in contrast with
> some other orthographic conventions. And Randy went on to ask very
> reasonable and useful questions.
I concur with your evaluation of the logics of the "events".
leif halvard silli
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