Language for taxonomic names, redux
yury.tarasievich at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 12:08:48 CET 2017
On 24/02/17 13:15, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>> What's the problem with having a tag for that taxonomy thing? That's a
>> highly specialised language, Latin-derived. And when there'll happen a
>> Wikipedia in it, we'll see all sorts of "hello andies".
> There can’t be a Wikipedia in [la-linnaeus], that’s not what has been
> discussed. How would you write any full sentence in it?
That's not my point. Forget the Wikipedia.
What's the problem with having a tag for that
taxonomy thing? That's a highly specialised
I see all kinds of requirements appearing
suddenly: 'what about country codes' or 'what
about speech synthesisers'.
Are those really relevant to the process?
What about those requirements with regard to
some of the codes already assigned? E.g., codes
for obsolete orthographies (some of the French,
I believe?). Should those codes be scrapped? How
about the primitive (not 'functionally complete'
-- don't know that term in English) languages?
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