From: Patrick Andries (Patrick.Andries@xcential.com)
Date: Sat Jul 12 2003 - 10:49:07 EDT
Michael Everson" <email@example.com> écrivit :
> At 08:11 -0400 2003-07-12, Patrick Andries wrote:
> >Just out of curiosity, why was « iw » deprecated ? Seems perfectly fine
> >me. And why was « he » chosen (Herero, Hemba, Hellenic Greek) ?
> Iwrit (iw), being a German transliteration of the name of the Hebrew
> language, and Jiddisch (ji) were both thought (by someone) to be less
> suitable than the English-based "he" and "yi" which replaced them.
This is also what I concluded, but «iv» for ivrit could have pleased those
who thought the transliteration must be English-based (what a strange
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