[cowan at mercury.ccil.org: Re: suppress-script values for fil, mi, pes, prs, qu members]

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Oct 22 16:26:54 CEST 2010

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.

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