Proposed new variant subtag: pre1917

Avram Lyon ajlyon at
Wed Sep 15 11:47:44 CEST 2010

2010/9/15 Yury Tarasievich <yury.tarasievich at>:
> Yers. Indeed, my argument was that if anybody's name *at all* should appear
> in such subtag, it should be Lunacharsky's. However, my broader argument was
> that attributing those changes (long talked about, ripe for introduction,
> etc.) to any single person would be somewhat misleading. Why not '1918new',
> at that? '1918decree', even?

Or indeed 1918ortho, which would disambiguate which 1918 change we are
referring to. I am not insistent on having a name in the tag.


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