Language subtag registration for 1990aolp (Jo?o Miguel Neves) [was Ietf-languages Digest, Vol 104, Issue 15]
António H F P A Emiliano (FCSH/UNL)
ah.emiliano at fcsh.unl.pt
Fri Sep 16 09:28:24 CEST 2011
On Sep 15, 2011, at 22:27, ietf-languages-request at alvestrand.no wrote:
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 19:48:03 +0100
> From: Jo?o Miguel Neves <joao at silvaneves.org>
> To: ietf-languages at alvestrand.no
> Subject: Re: Language subtag registration for 1990aolp
> For examples of texts with this orthography check any Portuguese
> newspaper (they've adopted the new orthography within the last year):
> Newspaper sites:
This not accurate information.
Not all newspapers have adopted the reform.
In fact 'Público' has stated that they will NOT adopt it.
> <This variant subtag is intended to apply to text that uses the
> <Portuguese orthography introduced in an international agreement
> <in 1945 and implemented from 1945 in Portugal and 1971 in Brazil.
> Jo?o, "from 1945 in Portugal and 1971 in Brazil"?
> It may seem that Brazil adopted the 1945 rules in 1971. Which is
> not the case.
BR rejected the 1945 reform within 2 years of having signed it.
I do think that these proposals require a solid background and
accurate descriptions (and precise wording).
Regards. - A.
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