Scottish English

Karen_Broome at Karen_Broome at
Wed Aug 22 19:21:11 CEST 2007

Exactly. - K.

Peter Constable <petercon at> 
08/21/2007 08:47 PM

"Karen_Broome at" <Karen_Broome at>, Addison Phillips 
<addison at>
IETF Languages Discussion <ietf-languages at>, 
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RE: Scottish English

Perhaps not today. 
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Karen_Broome at
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To: Addison Phillips
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Subject: Re: Scottish English

I share Addison's concerns with using the 3166-2 codes. Many of these will 
be redundant with the ISO 639-3 codes, though this one is not. 


Addison Phillips <addison at> 
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08/21/2007 10:34 AM 

Michael Everson <everson at> 
IETF Languages Discussion <ietf-languages at> 
Re: Scottish English

Michael Everson wrote:
> In ISO 3166-2 SCT means Scotland. This is superior to M.49, at least.

However, it is not permitted for registration. The shortest variant is 4 
characters (if it starts with a digit) or 5 (if with a letter). We can't 
register ISO 3166-2 codes anyway: they would conflict with extlang.


Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG

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It is not a feature.
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