Randy Presuhn randy_presuhn at
Wed Aug 22 04:30:14 CEST 2007

Hi -

> From: <Karen_Broome at>
> To: "Caoimhin O Donnaile" <caoimhin at>
> Cc: "IETF Languages Discussion" <ietf-languages at>; <ltru at>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 6:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Scottish English (was: LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM)
> English is a language and Scotland is a well-defined region. There is no 
> controversy about these two statements -- why is there so much controversy 
> over putting the two together? Isn't this what the variant tag is for?

I think your request is quite reasonable and appropriate.

I think folks are caught a bit off balance by the lack of a usable code for the region
called Scotland.  One would hope that for such well-known regions, we could use
codes already defined elsewhere, rather than resorting to creating a new variant.


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