Language for taxonomic names, redux

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Mar 1 19:44:13 CET 2017

I doubt that anybody that would plan to use this subtag — whatever it is — will have difficulty figuring out how to spell it.


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From: Ietf-languages [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
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To: Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at>
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Subject: Re: Language for taxonomic names, redux

> On 1 Mar 2017, at 10:27, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:
> As I mentioned in passing before, '-linne' is easier to spell than 
> '-linnaeus' (did I get that right... ;-).

But 1) no one but Swedes will know Linné and 2) Linne is a misspelling for Linné. Come on. You know me by now. ;-)

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