Proposed new variant subtag: pre1917

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Thu Sep 16 21:53:29 CEST 2010


CE Whitehead cewcathar at 
Wed Sep 15 20:27:41 CEST 2010 
>> I'd like to suggest that we need only two subtags, not three, since 
>> Avram Lyon's original request stated:
>> "This variant subtag is intended to apply to text presented in the 
>> Russian Civil Script, after the Petrine orthographic reforms of 1708 and 
>> before the December 23, 1917 orthographic reform."
> Yes we certainly do not need three; my feeling is the requestor has just asked for the one subtag and that's the one we should register; if it causes confusion not to have a separate subtag for the standard orthography of today then we'll have to fix that but not yet . . .
Sorry, my mistake; I see that the requestor has now requested the second subtag!
Also, if the name of the second is yet undecided my preference is for [ru1918].

--C. E. Whitehead
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