Language for taxonomic names, redux
everson at evertype.com
Wed Mar 1 23:52:11 CET 2017
I don’t think “ru-linnaean” would be possible. The names are not (and cannot be) in Cyrillic.
Here are the Russian Wikipedia articles on Proboscidea, where the Linnaean name is clearly marked “лат[инский]” ‘Latin’.
> On 1 Mar 2017, at 18:57, Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft.com> wrote:
> My comment isn't raising opposition to registering a subtag related to biologic, taxonomic terminology. My point is that it's not clear whether the subtag should always have a prefix of "la-", or can have other primary language subtags as prefixes.
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