At 14:59 +0200 04-2003-01, Håvard Hjulstad wrote:
>> The official language of Moldova is now of course Romanian, in Latin
>> script, and I imagine that there may be similar cross-border
>> initiatives to allow for standardization while recognizing potential
>> different local uses, as still exist between the Netherlands and
>> Belgium for standardizing the use of Dutch.
>To quote the Moldovan constitution, Article 13: Limba de stat a Republicii
>Moldova este limba moldoveneasca, functionind pe baza grafiei latine. (I am
>sure there should be some diacritics here and there.)
>I don't see that neither John Clews nor the JAC has any authority over the
>Moldovan constitution (or over the laws of any region).
What are you two arguing about? "ro" refers to either Romanian or
Moldavian (which are the same language) in the Latin script, and "mo"
refers to the same language written in the Soviet Cyrillic
Regardless of the word used in the Moldovan constitution.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com