Re: Serbian-Latin "sh" alias and ISO-639-1 within CLDR

From: Mark Davis (mark.davis@jtcsv.com)
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 20:00:17 CST

  • Next message: Michael Everson: "Re: Serbian-Latin "sh" alias and ISO-639-1 within CLDR"

    Let me try this one more time. "sh" was fairly widely used to stand for
    Serbian written in Latin. We do not defend that usage, but for backwards
    compatibility we've maintained it in CLDR. Our recommendation, as I have
    stated, is to use sr-Latn instead of "sh" for that usage.

    ‚ÄéMark

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Michael Everson" <everson@evertype.com>
    To: "Unicode Discussion" <unicode@unicode.org>
    Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 17:06
    Subject: Re: Serbian-Latin "sh" alias and ISO-639-1 within CLDR

    > At 17:03 -0800 2005-03-14, Mark Davis wrote:
    > >"sh" was fairly widely used that way, so for backwards compatibility
    we've
    > >maintained that. Our recommendation, as I have stated, is to use sr-Latn.
    >
    > What does that mean? You should use sr-Latn for Serbian in Latin
    > (which is rare). You should use sr-Cyrl for Serbian in Cyrillic
    > (which is common). You should use hr-Latin for Croatian in Latin
    > (which is common). You should use hr-Cyrl for Croatian in Cyrillic
    > (which is rare). Let us ignore Bosnian for now. You should only use
    > "sh" when you mean Serbo-Croatian, which might be Latn or Cyrl.
    > --
    > Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
    >
    >



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