Script codes in RFC 3066

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Apr 10 10:15:17 CEST 2003

At 04:10 -0400 2003-04-10, Tex Texin wrote:
>Martin Duerst wrote:
>>     One particular concern I have is that once there is a productive
>>     pattern, the assumption that all the slots have to be filled in
>>     seems to spread in an uncontrolled way. I have seen numerous examples
>>     of tags such as 'ja-jp', which in particular as far as language goes,
>>     doesn't give more information than simply 'ja'.
>While true, it doesn't hurt and provides some protection in case Japanese
>becomes used heavily in another region.

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Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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