Pending requests

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Nov 26 01:11:08 CET 2015

On 25 Nov 2015, at 23:50, Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele at> wrote:
> I appreciate the effort to differentiate from the simple term , and realized totally that odgen1933 is too long, however repeating the 1st 3 letters of the parent language tag doesn't help with that differentiation.  I'd prefer a different code that people unaware of Odgen's Basic English couldn't possibly confuse with simplified English.  Odgenbe.  Obe1933.  Whatever.

I think en-basiceng is better than en-ogden, and I think that misuse of the tag as in tlh-basiceng is less tempting to anyone than tlh-ogden might be. 

> (Though again I think it deserves a primary language tag).

On what grounds? It’s not even a pidgin. It’s just a limited vocabulary. 

Michael Everson *

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