Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Dec 14 23:32:43 CET 2006

Michael Everson scripsit:

> fro is the code for Old French = Ancien français 
> = Vieux français. The code happens to be more 
> mnemonic to English speakers than to French ones. 
> This does not merit discussion.

I understood this to be a claim that what in English is called "Old
French" is divided by francophones into two varieties, presumably by date.
Is that definitely not the case?

John Cowan      <cowan at>
                Charles li reis, nostre emperesdre magnes,
                Set anz totz pleinz ad ested in Espagnes.

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