Request for variant subtag: western
everson at evertype.com
Wed Aug 30 00:35:29 CEST 2006
At 15:25 -0700 2006-08-29, Mark Davis wrote:
>The goal of RFC3066bis is to distinguish important cases, and the
>distinction between Western Armenian and Eastern Armenian is *far*
>more significant than the distinction between de and de-1901 or
>en-GB-oed and en-GB, and far more important than the distinction
>between en and en-boont.
In what way? In terms of computing, the orthography of the two
dialects is prettyt much the same (the differences are small). In
terms of pronunciation (and sometimes transliteration), the
differences are major.
>The text of RFC3066bis specifically recognizes that the same variant
>subtag might be applicable to multiple prefixes; the meaning of the
>variant is relevant to that prefix.
See the following list.
etc etc etc etc etc etc
Do your linguistic homework. If you want "generic" tags of this
nature, propose to add a lot of them all at once.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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