Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies
everson at evertype.com
Mon Mar 23 13:33:39 CET 2015
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On 21 Mar 2015, at 17:41, João Miguel Neves <joao at silvaneves.org> wrote:
> On 21/03/2015 15:01, Michael Everson wrote:
>> Another. As far as I can tell there is no standard orthography to be tagged. Not without sub-subtags.
>> More thoughts:
>> - before 1990:
>> António, homónimo, higiénico, génese were ao45
>> Antônio, homônimo, higiênico, gênese were abl43
>> - after 1990:
>> all 8 forms are ao1990 and the first 4 are still ao45
> Hi António,
> I think there's something wrong on this example. The second version
> (Antônio, etc.) actually survived in Brazil to our days, even after the
> adoption by Brazil of the 1945 "Convenção Ortográfica" in 1971. That
> resulted in a single change in Portugal implemented by the law decree
> 32/73 supposedly to the only difference between Portugal and Brasil.
> Unless I'm missing something here, you'd need to either classify both as
> pt-PT-ao1945 and pt-BR-ao1945 or recognize that ao1945 (which I think
> should be colb1945) does have all the same variants as ao1990.
> Yes, ao1990 has a bunch of issues. It's a consequence of being only the
> second multi-country Portuguese agreement, the first being done by
> diplomats instead of scientists and having several problems. That it
> exists and is used is a reality.
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