Request for variant subtag: western
cowan at ccil.org
Tue Aug 29 23:51:44 CEST 2006
Michael Everson scripsit:
> I don't like this kind of thing at all. There are many compass
> directions and subdivisions thereof (North by Northwest etc), and
> there are hills and valleys and there are various levels of altitude.
> There is Hill Mari and Forest Mari. This list of vague generic
> (sub)tags like this is pretty endless.
Very true, and as we need them, we can add them. The alternative is
inventing new language-specific variant subtags when generic ones
reflect standard practice, as with Armenian and many other languages.
This should be approved.
Where the wombat has walked, John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
it will inevitably walk again. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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