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

John Cowan cowan at
Mon Apr 24 13:36:44 CEST 2006

Peter Constable scripsit:

> 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.

Ah, interesting.  As I said earlier, I suspect that the langues d'oil are
insufficiently covered by Ethnologue/693-3, though I don't have specific
evidence for that, just suspicion.

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