gender voice variants

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Dec 20 12:21:59 CET 2012

On 20 Dec 2012, at 04:17, Peter Constable <petercon at> wrote:

> I've tried to make clear in other messages that I think these issues are outside the scope of what is appropriate for language tags and that there is no appropriate usage scenario for them.
> I would _not_ support variant subtags, and probably not even an extension, for representation of grammatical gender distinctions (aka noun classes) in language tags.

Language subtags describe the content of the tagged entity. "This is in French." Aren't the male/female voice features that you described really a matter of performance? Of reading the text aloud?

Michael Everson *

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