Apostrophes (was: Re: ISO 639-3 changes)

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at telia.com
Sun Jan 25 21:58:54 CET 2015

Den 2015-01-25 20:22, skrev "Doug Ewell" <doug at ewellic.org>:

> but I see no need for also adding:
> Description: Juǀ'hoan
> [ with click but ASCII apostrophe ]

It was just me doing the argument in two steps (since clicks and apostropes
are different issues).


> 3. The first ASCII letter (A-Z) in the name should always be capitalized.

That should be "The first cased letter in..." (the language names in the
registry are written in English).

Side issue: English is one of the few languages that uses a capital letter
at the beginning of *language* names, and the use of English as the model
language in CLDR has confused many CLDR translators in this regard.

    /Kent K

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