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Re: A couple of resources on language tags

From: Lionel Wolberger <lionel@userway.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2022 17:49:17 +0300
Message-ID: <CAHOHNHfAos_avDvqi2YWhnd1Mge9fTW3wfDrZ87E337TvNzvcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: RQTF <public-rqtf@w3.org>
Cc: "Noble, Stephen" <steve.noble@pearson.com>
below from Curtis Wilcox, Digital Accessibility Developer, Harvard
University IT:

espeak-ng's language list
<https://t.sidekickopen90.com/s3t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7kF8cFFTBW4T_qld2zGCwVN8Jbw_8QsRtKVn1vXj1p1kknW16gGBN41Jd6G101?te=W3R5hFj4cm2zwW3P28X24hCPvhW43T4NV4cNCZrW3XtmXy1LwWLzW3K1LhV41S2qTW3ZZmHm3_R62CW3K8K6843P1-ZW3ZSz5t4hCt0Xf4cg8kT04&si=8000000004174048&pi=4631f069-c85f-4f94-d6b5-44785c0d7b1a>
includes
Ancient Greek, Latin, and Classical Nahuatl (Aztec).In 2013, Project MELT
[PDF]
<https://t.sidekickopen90.com/s3t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7kF8cFFTBW4T_qld2zGCwVN8Jbw_8QsRtKVn1vXj1p1kknW16gGBN41Jd6G101?te=W3R5hFj4cm2zwW4kKXmy3R6xDxW3Y0pxj3SYdsqW4fdJ764hcFSQW4fNrbY3K1LtpW3QZn4H3ZV6skW1N81y71L6zQ6W1Z0MVZ2xLtcDW30B14Q49RFxj38_q2&si=8000000004174048&pi=4631f069-c85f-4f94-d6b5-44785c0d7b1a>
was
a Middle English Language Translator research project that made
text-to-speech for Middle English, not something that could be used in a
screen reader.




Lionel Wolberger
COO, UserWay Inc.
lionel@userway.org
UserWay.org <http://userway.org/>
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On Wed, Mar 30, 2022 at 5:14 PM Noble, Stephen <steve.noble@pearson.com>
wrote:

> We had a bit of a discussion on the call today around language tags for
> ancient languages. I found this page as a possible resource: Symbol Codes
> | Language Tags (psu.edu)
> <https://sites.psu.edu/symbolcodes/web/langtag/#langcode> It includes a
> brief section on some representative ancient languages. It also links to
> some larger code list, although those links appear to be broken.
>
> Another quick reference location is Template:Lang - Wikipedia
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Lang#Private-use_language_tags>,
> which mentions Private use language tags for many ancient languages such an
> Koine Greek.
>
> There's also a huge spec documents on the IETF website BCP 47 - Tags for
> Identifying Languages (ietf.org) <https://tools.ietf.org/search/bcp47>
>
> Thought I would mention these resources in case anyone want to delve into
> them.
>
> --Steve
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> Steve Noble
> Instructional Designer, Accessibility
> Psychometrics & Testing Services
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> *Pearson*
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> 502 969 3088
> steve.noble@pearson.com
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