Another attempt at plain language

Doug Ewell doug at
Wed Sep 2 20:06:21 CEST 2015

Mark Davis 🍺🏼 <mark at macchiato dot com> wrote:

>> 2. "plain" English and "plain" German and "plain" Lavatbura-Lamusong
>> are fundamentally different languages, and variants that work across
>> languages usually require better commonality than this.
> ​I disagree with this part of what you say; having gratuitously
> different [sub]tags that are intended to have basically the same
> semantics is not a productive policy.​

I said it was one of the two major objections, i.e. that have been
raised on this list. I didn't say it was necessarily my personal
objection, or that I necessarily agreed with it.

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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