Request for variant subtag: western
everson at evertype.com
Wed Aug 30 01:20:03 CEST 2006
At 16:00 -0700 2006-08-29, Peter Constable wrote:
>I understand Michael's concern about generic subtags: there's a long
>list of possibilities, we might be able to combine those with any
>number of languages, and it could be somewhat confusing. (Would we
>want a tag for the western variant of Eastern Frisian?) But one
>thing Michael might be missing is that Mark's request specifies "hy"
>as a specific prefix for use with this subtag: the generic tags
>would have limitations on how it should be used.
I think a great many entities identified in 639-3 are identified by
Eastern/Western/Northern/Southern. What happens to them if Mark's
proposal is accepted?
Are both Armenians "hye" to SIL?
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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