Language subtag modification request: frr Suppres-Script Latn

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Mar 10 20:07:00 CET 2006

Karen_Broome at scripsit:

> In the context of this discussion, I remind you all to keep in mind that 
> RFC3066bis is used to identify spoken languages as well as written. In 
> this case, script distinctions, even suppressed, are not appropriate. 
> zh-cmn defines spoken Mandarin. Neither zh-cmn-Hant or zh-cmn-Hans would 
> be appropriate in this situation -- even if the script is suppressed.

Absolutely.  Suppress-Script isn't about not using script tags where they
make no semantic sense.  It's about not using them even when they *do*
make semantic sense, but should be suppressed for reasons of backward

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