everson at evertype.com
Thu Nov 26 22:24:46 CET 2015
On 26 Nov 2015, at 18:32, Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Basic English was first published in 1930, and there are undoubtedly copies of various Basic English books in libraries and yet this is the first time someone has requested a subtag for it. Perhaps we should see how librarians have been cataloguing it (and other constructed languages) before reinventing a classification system for these?
Come on. The same can be said for any of our subtags. Books in Scouse were shelved long before there was a subtag. Books in varieties of Cornish were. Books in Portuguese were.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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