Re: [Ltru] John Cowan throws in the towel on extlangs

John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> Thu, 29 November 2007 22:39 UTC

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To: Don Osborn <dzo@bisharat.net>
Subject: Re: [Ltru] John Cowan throws in the towel on extlangs
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Don Osborn scripsit:

> Apologies in advance if this is a non-sequiteur to this particular thread,
> but is there provision for new macrolanguages. A while back there was a
> suggestion that we know them all, but I could suggest other possibilities
> such as Runyakitara (aready mentioned), Oshiwambo, possible new mix for
> Manding languages. This may be ISO 639 territory, but also would relate to
> use of tags.

In principle, 639-3/RA may create them at any time.  So far they have not been
asked to do so.

-- 
John Cowan   cowan@ccil.org    http://ccil.org/~cowan
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand
on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability.
Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land,
to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions.
        --Thomas Henry Huxley


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