suppress-script values for fil, mi, pes, prs, qu members
doug at ewellic.org
Fri Oct 22 16:34:17 CEST 2010
John Cowan <cowan at mercury dot ccil dot org> wrote:
> Michael Everson scripsit:
>>> Even if this is so, S-S is also mutable: we can add it to or remove
>>> it from either the macrolanguage or the encompassed languages at
>>> will, as new information comes to light.
>> Isn't this a stability problem?
> Yes, but correctness trumps stability here. We knew we would
> occasionally make the wrong decision based on incomplete evidence, as
> with Wolof.
Not only that, but S-S — like Description — is only informative.
Stability of informative fields is a much lesser concern than stability
of normative fields.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | http://www.ewellic.org
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