Language for taxonomic names, redux

Caoimhin O Donnaile caoimhin at
Wed Mar 1 16:56:00 CET 2017

> I don't understand what this discussion is about. Subtag values are data
> items, and are constrained by BCP 47 to Basic Latin (i.e. ASCII) letters
> and digits.

I guess what Yuri was referring to was that in lots of words which used 
to have an æ ligature/character, the spelling nowadays is uncertain or 
varies between the US and UK, so it is might be difficult to remember 
whether to write linnaeus or linneus.


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