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

John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> Fri, 14 December 2007 20:11 UTC

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To: Karen_Broome@spe.sony.com
Subject: Re: [Ltru] Re: John Cowan throws in the towel on extlangs
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Karen_Broome@spe.sony.com scripsit:

> Is the situation any different for Cantonese language?  Most Cantonese 
> documents and speech are tagged zh or zh-yue. If you deprecate "zh", it 
> might not be helpful for written language, but it's a necessity to have 
> two separate tags for tagged spoken language. With the explosion of online 
> video, tagged audio content is increasing.

1) zh is not being deprecated.

2) zh-yue is being deprecated in favor of plain yue.

3) zh-cmn is being deprecated in favor of cmn.

4) People should think twice about using cmn rather than plain zh.

I think that's a fair summary.

-- 
I marvel at the creature: so secret and         John Cowan
so sly as he is, to come sporting in the pool   cowan@ccil.org
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Men sleep without watch all night?


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