Registration request for new subtag 'barla'
mats.gbproject at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 03:47:38 CET 2013
I'm okay by removing the mentioning of both variants in both comments
For using "macro dialect" or not, I don't have any strong opinion. We can
also just keep it simple;
"Barlavento is one of the two main dialect groups of Kabuverdianu."
"Sotavento is one of the two main dialect groups of Kabuverdianu."
2013/11/25 John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org>
> Doug Ewell scripsit:
> > Also, I'm not wild about the new term "macro dialect," which sounds
> > formally defined when it might not be, and also sounds a lot like
> > "macrolanguage." But Michael and Peter can help decide this.
> It's a standard linguistic term, normally written with a hyphen. It
> refers to a group of dialects with some degree of similarity, so
> the prefix "macro" has the same sense in both terms. (By contrast,
> "macrolanguage" is not a standard term: it's ISO-specific.)
> No, John. I want formats that are actually John Cowan
> useful, rather than over-featured megaliths that
> address all questions by piling on ridiculous cowan at ccil.org
> internal links in forms which are hideously
> over-complex. --Simon St. Laurent on xml-dev
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