My old paper, feedback on registration proposals

Martin Duerst duerst at
Fri May 30 15:18:59 CEST 2003

Hello Peter,

At 11:51 03/05/29 -0700, Peter Edberg wrote:
>Now, I would like to mention a few other cases for which Apple needs 
>extended RFC 3066 tags that include script or other orthographic 
>information (this is not yet a request for registration, just material for 

I suggest that you request registrations of these tags as soon as
you need them, and that we wait with discussion until you
(or somebody else) requests them.

Regards,    Martin.

>- For Mongolian, we need mn-Cyrl and mn-Mong.
>- For Malay, we need ms-Latn and ms-Arab.
>- For Tatar, we will probably need tt-Latn and tt-Cyrl.
>- For Irish, we need a way to indicate the old orthography (with dots 
>above) and the modern orthography (using h instead): e.g. "ga-Latn-dots" 
>-> "ga-dots" ??
>- For English, we need a way to indicate English written in an orthography 
>that is restricted to the ASCII subset of characters only, versus the full 
>range of possible characters (curly quotes, em-dashes, etc). This is 
>actually one of the localizations that we support. Perhaps "en-Latn-ASCII" 
>-> "en-ASCII" ??

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