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[Emacs-diffs] master a39652b: Improve support of the Tai-Viet script

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] master a39652b: Improve support of the Tai-Viet script
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:56:07 -0400 (EDT)

branch: master
commit a39652b49d93cf1556c0b10378e04bf0634c1ee1
Author: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
Commit: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>

    Improve support of the Tai-Viet script
    * lisp/language/tai-viet.el ("TaiViet"): Update the doc
    string.  Suggested by Jim Brase <address@hidden>.
    * etc/HELLO: Add a Tai Viet entry.
 etc/HELLO                 |  4 +++-
 lisp/language/tai-viet.el | 23 +++++++++++------------
 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/etc/HELLO b/etc/HELLO
index 39c3965..5102c59 100644
--- a/etc/HELLO
+++ b/etc/HELLO
@@ -79,7 +79,9 @@ Spanish 
(espa</x-charset><x-charset><param>latin-iso8859-1</param>ñol)        ¡Hola!
 Swedish (svenska)      Hej / Goddag / Hallå
 </x-charset><x-charset><param>mule-unicode-0100-24ff</param>Tamil (தமிழ்)      
 Telugu (తెలుగు)        నమస్కారం
-</x-charset><x-charset><param>thai-tis620</param>Thai (ภาษาไทย)        
สวัสดีครับ / สวัสดีค่ะ
+</x-charset>TaiViet (ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ)  ꪅꪰꪙꫂ ꪨꪮꫂ ꪁꪫꪱ / ꪅꪽ ꪨꪷ ꪁꪫꪱ
+<x-charset><param>thai-tis620</param>Thai (ภาษาไทย)    สวัสดีครับ / สวัสดีค่ะ
 </x-charset><x-charset><param>tibetan</param>Tibetan (བོད་སྐད་)        
 </x-charset><x-charset><param>mule-unicode-0100-24ff</param>Tigrigna (ትግርኛ)    
 </x-charset><x-charset><param>latin-iso8859-9</param>Turkish (Türkçe)  Merhaba
diff --git a/lisp/language/tai-viet.el b/lisp/language/tai-viet.el
index b202abf..086483d 100644
--- a/lisp/language/tai-viet.el
+++ b/lisp/language/tai-viet.el
@@ -39,21 +39,20 @@
              (input-method . "tai-sonla")
              (sample-text . "TaiViet (ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ)\t\tꪅꪰꪙꫂ ꪨꪮꫂ ꪁꪫꪱ / ꪅꪽ ꪨꪷ ꪁꪫꪱ")
              (documentation . "\
-TaiViet refers to the Tai language used by Tai people in
-Vietnam, and also refers to the script used for this language.
-Both the script and language have the same origin as that of Thai
+TaiViet refers to the Tai script, which is used to write several
+Tai languages of northwestern Vietnam and surrounding areas.  These
+languages are Tai Dam (also known as Black Tai or Tai Noir),
+Tai Dón (also known as White Tai or Tai Blanc), Tày Tac,
+Tai Daeng (also known as Red Tai or Tai Rouge),
+and Thai Song (also known as Lao Song).  However, some people
+consider Tai Dam, Tai Dón and Tai Daeng to be dialects of the
+same language, and call them collectively \"Tai Viet\".
+Both the script and languages have the same origin as that of Thai
 language/script used in Thailand, but now they differ from each
 other in a significant way (especially the scripts are).
 The language name is spelled as \"ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ\", and the script name is
-spelled as \"ꪎ ꪼꪕ\" in the modern form, \"ꪎꪳ ꪼꪕ\" in the traditional
-As the proposal for TaiViet script to the Unicode is still on
-the progress, we use the Private Use Area for TaiViet
-characters (U+F000..U+F07E).  A TaiViet font encoded accordingly
-is available at this web page:
-    http://www.m17n.org/viettai/
+spelled as \"ꪎꪳ ꪼꪕ\".")))
 (provide 'tai-viet)

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