New Last Call: 'Tags for Identifying Languages' to BCP

John Cowan jcowan at
Wed Dec 15 19:22:26 CET 2004

Bruce Lilly scripsit:

> > I see no reason why limits must be added as a 
> > constraint in a revision of RFC 3066.
> The primary reason for specifying limits is due to the
> proposed removal of the review/registration process
> which currently limits the length of non-private-use
> tags.

The current process does *not* limit the length of non-private-use
tags.  It's true that the process does not permit the registration of
unlimited-length tags, as we do not have enough universe to represent them in full.

But absolutely nothing except his good sense prevents Michael from registering

John Cowan  jcowan at
"It's the old, old story.  Droid meets droid.  Droid becomes chameleon. 
Droid loses chameleon, chameleon becomes blob, droid gets blob back
again.  It's a classic tale."  --Kryten, Red Dwarf

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