Here comes the Yiddish

Harald Tveit Alvestrand
Wed, 04 Dec 2002 07:52:59 +0100

Script codes were one of the examples of subtags given in RFC 1766.
We omitted them from the list of examples in RFC 3066.

I don't remember the argument for doing that, but wonder if we were trying 
to avoid using example script codes that were not RFC 15924 compliant; I 
don't remember an argument saying that the use of script codes was 
deprecated outright.


--On mandag, desember 02, 2002 23:46:18 +0000 Michael Everson 
<> wrote:

> Saying en-scouse is different from en is one thing. Orthographic
> differences are not language codes. lang=yi-Hebr vs lang=yi-Latn is not a
> language distinction. It's lang=yi, script=Hebr or script=Latin. Es is di
> zelbike Sprakh.
> I think have to reject these requests for language codes on these
> grounds. If we need an RFC on script coding somebody should take that up.
> --
> Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *
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