John Cowan cowan at
Tue Jan 17 02:02:59 CET 2012

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> Like Europanto, each speaker of Anglish will devise his own vocabulary
> and mixture, perhaps on the spur of the moment. It may depend on the
> target audience or be more random than that. There won't be a standard
> dictionary or exemplar text. The question is whether it constitutes a
> "well-recognized variation", as BCP 47 puts it.

As I pointed out, there are English-Anglish and Anglish-English wordbooks
at that are helpful, though they lack a word for
"idiosyncrasy".  I have been wielding them to craft these errandwrits.

My confusion is rapidly waxing          John Cowan
For XML Schema's too taxing:            cowan at
    I'd use DTDs              
    If they had local trees --
I think I best switch to RELAX NG.

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