Serbo-Croatian continuum: the top level

Michael Everson everson at
Mon Mar 3 13:04:12 CET 2014

Good points. 

On 3 Mar 2014, at 00:53, Gordon P. Hemsley <me at> wrote:

> Not having invested too much time in following the actual linguistic discussion, I personally favor proposal (1b), which uses variant subtags on macrolanguage 'sh'. It seems to me that, given that the varieties are on a continuum, which by its nature make it difficult to categorize the varieties into distinct boxes, it makes the most sense to fix points on the continuum that do not necessarily correspond one-to-one with the "dialects with an army".

Michael Everson *

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