Re: Classic German orthography

On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 02:47:14PM +0100, Karl Eichwalder wrote:
> Malcolm Tredinnick <> writes:
> > The "modifier" portion of the locale designation is pretty free-form and
> > non-standardised. So it's not completely insane to make a de_DE@classic
> > or de_DE@alt-und-unveraenderlich or whatever.
> I vote to go for de_DE@20th_century -- German classic literature
> (Lessing, Wieland, Goethe, Schiller, Adelung, ... 18th c.) is based on
> an even more "classic" orthography :)

Well, that's fine with me, as our "new" orthography actually resembles
that of Lessing and Goethe's times a lot. :)


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