Offline: Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies
everson at evertype.com
Wed Mar 25 10:32:05 CET 2015
On 25 Mar 2015, at 02:48, Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft.com> wrote:
> It hasn't been my impression that ao1990 is as vague as that. I claim no particular expertise in Portuguese so can't debate those details. Even if it is as vague as you suggest, though, how is this categorically different from es-419? That is at least as vague if not more so, yet nobody (now) debates the utility of that tag.
As far as I understand, the difference between varieties of es-419 is lexical (using “tu” or “usted” or “vos”) and not in any way orthographic — unless Central American imperative forms like “hablá” are normative.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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