Language subtag modification request: frr Suppres-Script Latn
cowan at ccil.org
Thu Mar 9 22:47:38 CET 2006
McDonald, Ira scripsit:
> RFC 3066bis makes a VERY non-backward-compatible change
> by inserting 'script' subtags after 'language' and BEFORE
> 'region'. All existing deployed software then breaks
> on existing deployed language tags when an unnecessary
> 'script' subtag is included in a search request.
> Suppress-Script was added to partially ameliorate this
> non-backward-compatible change.
> It is critically important that Suppress-Script be filled
> in for every language where it is appropriate in the
Note, however, that Suppress-Script is not required for tags deployed
after the change to RFC 3066bis procedures, as no claims of backward
compatibility should exist.
This is a Good Thing, because it relieves us of evaluating the 7000+
639-3-based subtags when the time comes.
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