Proposed new subtags, when the time comes

John.Cowan jcowan at
Sat Dec 10 18:20:46 CET 2005

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> Making this process easier on IANA might also motivate them to update 
> the registry very soon after receiving your submission.  Nobody likes 
> having to write back to IANA and remind them.

In addition, the IANA form is pretty much embedded in the middle of the
request form, so it's mostly a matter of stripping out the additional
material (name of requester, email address of requester, etc. etc.)

> I'm sure I'm not the only one, Michael, who would be willing to help you 
> with administrative minutiae like this so you can focus on your main job 
> of reviewing proposed subtags.

I propose that such people be known among us as "Language Subtag Dougs".  :-)

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hardly nobody could get there and most of
the leaders would stay home and let him go
to work and do things as he pleased.    --Mencken, Declaration of Independence

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