Scottish English

John.Cowan jcowan at
Thu Oct 20 05:10:46 CEST 2005

Karen_Broome at scripsit:

> I have a film here that has an original language of heavily accented 
> Scottish English. The actors from the original version dubbed a second 
> version of the film with less of a Scottish accent (en-GB). If I want to 
> distinguish the two versions by language and codify the difference between 
> Scottish English and English English, how can I do this in an 
> RFC-3066-compatible way?

If, as I suspect, the original film is in Scots, then sco is an appropriate
tag.  Standard English with a Scottish accent would be registerable as
en-gb-scottish, or you could just tag it en in this case.

[W]hen I wrote it I was more than a little              John Cowan
febrile with foodpoisoning from an antique carrot       jcowan at
that I foolishly ate out of an illjudged faith
in the benignancy of vegetables.  --And Rosta 

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