Multiple variant subtags

Addison Phillips [wM] aphillips at
Tue Jul 13 21:47:43 CEST 2004

It allows one to register the subtag of a subtag. There aren't any tags in this form currently, I think, although one was proposed last year (a subtag of sl-rozaj).


Addison P. Phillips
Director, Globalization Architecture
webMethods | Delivering Global Business Visibility
Chair, W3C Internationalization (I18N) Working Group
Chair, W3C-I18N-WG, Web Services Task Force

Internationalization is an architecture. 
It is not a feature.

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> [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at]On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
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> Subject: Multiple variant subtags
> If I'm reading the ABNF correctly, a language tag can contain more than
> one variant subtag.  Why is this?
> -Doug Ewell
>  Fullerton, California
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