hypothetical Cajun question

Martin Duerst duerst@w3.org
Tue, 07 May 2002 09:09:04 +0900

At 17:47 02/05/06 -0600, Sean M. Burke wrote:
>A procedural question:
>Suppose (just hypothetically) that I want to tag some documents that are 
>in (Louisiana) Cajun French.  Not Louisiana French Creole (the other end 
>of the dialect continuum), but Cajun.
>A fairly obvious tag choice is "fr-us-la".
>My question is: I don't think that that /has/ to be registered with 
>IANA.  But /can/ it be registered?

For use with e.g. XML, you have to.

Regards,    Martin.

>I'm under the impression that besides establishing i-foo tags, the IANA 
>language tag registry also has some (possibly "secondary") role as a place 
>to say "among all the possible ways that you might imagine to express a 
>language tag for Cajun, this is the one that we think people should use."
>But I emphasize that this is just an impression on my part.
>Sean M. Burke    http://www.spinn.net/~sburke/
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