Last call: Latvian (and Bontok) extlang subtags

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at
Tue Feb 9 06:27:41 CET 2010

Hello Michael,

On 2010/02/08 23:06, Michael Everson wrote:

> Assuming that I am to approve "frequently used" extlang subtags, I
> must have some means for making a quantitative assessment. I've no way
> of doing this. But you've tied my hands (you don't want me to reject
> both proposals and you don't want me to accept both proposals) and
> I've asked for criteria that I might use and you haven't given any.

Criteria have been given, what has been missing are numbers for criteria 
that are (or come close to) being numeric in nature.

> So in the absence of any meaningful help for the Reviewer here, fine,
> I'll just believe the quantitative assessment given by you and John.
> There's nothing else I can do about it.

It is fully okay for you to rely on information from others, be that 
contributions to the list or other sources. If there's a consensus on 
the list that 'lv' is mostly used for Latvian, and is already in 
frequent use, (and the contrary for Bontok) then it is okay for you to 
just acknowledge this consensus.

Regards,   Martin.

#-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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