Language Subtag Registration Form: variant "signed"

Peter Constable petercon at
Mon Feb 27 00:39:38 CET 2006

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson

> 1) Do Sign Language tags *have* to be rushed?

I have no particular reason to rush signed languages in IETF language tags. I very much wish you hadn't rushed a bunch of tags through five years ago.

> 2) Do the Sign Language tags in 639-3 *have* to be accepted at this
> stage, or is there scope for further work on this (by pulling them
> out before publication)?

I know of no reason for the signed languages identified in Ethnologue 15 not to be included in ISO 639-3.

Peter Constable

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