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

"Doug Ewell" <dewell@roadrunner.com> Sat, 01 December 2007 21:51 UTC

Return-path: <ltru-bounces@ietf.org>
Received: from [127.0.0.1] (helo=stiedprmman1.va.neustar.com) by megatron.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.43) id 1IyaEr-0005t1-V3; Sat, 01 Dec 2007 16:51:05 -0500
Received: from ltru by megatron.ietf.org with local (Exim 4.43) id 1IyaEr-0005su-Mn for ltru-confirm+ok@megatron.ietf.org; Sat, 01 Dec 2007 16:51:05 -0500
Received: from [10.91.34.44] (helo=ietf-mx.ietf.org) by megatron.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.43) id 1IyaEr-0005sl-DC for ltru@ietf.org; Sat, 01 Dec 2007 16:51:05 -0500
Received: from mta11.adelphia.net ([68.168.78.205]) by ietf-mx.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.43) id 1IyaEe-00029o-SN for ltru@ietf.org; Sat, 01 Dec 2007 16:51:05 -0500
Received: from DGBP7M81 ([76.167.184.182]) by mta11.adelphia.net (InterMail vM.6.01.05.02 201-2131-123-102-20050715) with SMTP id <20071201215047.ZXWL6607.mta11.adelphia.net@DGBP7M81> for <ltru@ietf.org>; Sat, 1 Dec 2007 16:50:47 -0500
Message-ID: <008d01c83464$3b4dfd80$6601a8c0@DGBP7M81>
From: "Doug Ewell" <dewell@roadrunner.com>
To: "LTRU Working Group" <ltru@ietf.org>
References: <E1IyXYR-0006cM-Re@megatron.ietf.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 13:50:46 -0800
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="utf-8"; reply-type=original
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.3138
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2900.3198
X-Spam-Score: 0.0 (/)
X-Scan-Signature: 9182cfff02fae4f1b6e9349e01d62f32
Subject: [Ltru] Re: John Cowan throws in the towel on extlangs
X-BeenThere: ltru@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.5
Precedence: list
List-Id: Language Tag Registry Update working group discussion list <ltru.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ltru>, <mailto:ltru-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <http://www1.ietf.org/pipermail/ltru>
List-Post: <mailto:ltru@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:ltru-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ltru>, <mailto:ltru-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
Errors-To: ltru-bounces@ietf.org

Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft dot com> wrote:

> Recommending a transition from zh to cmn, yue etc. would have some 
> merits, but making that transition would be much more of an uphill 
> climb.

But no differently for "cmn" than for "yue", right?

If we say we are recommending that users of "zh-yue" switch to "yue", 
but that users of "zh-cmn" leave things as they are or switch to "zh", 
we are effectively saying that "zh" is equivalent to "cmn".

> During the teleconf call this week, those of us that participated came 
> to consensus on recommending these directions for 4646bis (at least, 
> this is the understanding I came away with):

Thank you very much for this summary; it will help me put together a new 
draft.

--
Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14
http://home.roadrunner.com/~dewell
http://www1.ietf.org/html.charters/ltru-charter.html
http://www.alvestrand.no/mailman/listinfo/ietf-languages  ˆ



_______________________________________________
Ltru mailing list
Ltru@ietf.org
https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ltru