RE: How to represent Dgèrnésiais and Jèrriais (was: Re: LANGUAGE SUBTAG MODIFICATION - GB)

Peter Constable petercon at
Mon Apr 24 07:11:46 CEST 2006

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell

> You know where this is really headed, right?  Perhaps an effort needs to
> begin to get code elements assigned for Dgèrnésiais and Jèrriais, or
> generally for "Norman French," in some part of ISO 639.

In 2004 there was a request to add Jèrriais to ISO 639-2 but it was not accepted by the JAC due to lack of evidence for divisions within Norman. AFAIK no request for adding Norman to ISO 639 has ever been received, though there was some discussion as to Norman possibly warranting its own ID.

Peter Constable

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