RFC3066bis: looking ahead
petercon at microsoft.com
Tue Jan 20 17:34:44 CET 2004
> From: Mark Davis [mailto:mark.davis at jtcsv.com]
> No, it would be an issue. 3066bis is designed so that one can parse
the tags and
> decide without lookup which are language, which are script, and which
> codes. Adding possibly dual language codes would break this. Have to
> it a bit.
The language subtags from ISO 639 could only be 2 or 3 characters long,
and nothing else could have that length (assuming your proposed syntax).
Thus, it shouldn't be at all hard to parse.
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