RE: Linguistic precedence [was: (TC304.2313) AND/OR: antediluvian views]

Date: Thu Jun 15 2000 - 10:18:52 EDT

> On the cover of my French driver's license, it says ``Driving
> license'' in 10 languages (all the EU languages at the time it was
> printed). The titles are ordered alphabetically by the name of the
> language in the language itself. The Portuguese don't seem to mind.
> (Fair enough, this only works because all bar one of the EU languages
> use the Latin script, and Greek has a standard transliteration. It
> comes between German and Spanish.)

Sounds great...but *which* alphabetic ordering are we talking about? :-)

Jarkko Hietaniemi <>

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