Proposal for a subtag registration (fr-2004-ORTOGRAF or fr-ortograf

Mario Périard mario_periard at
Mon Dec 17 15:00:09 CET 2007

I am very disapointed of this decision but I respect it. Ubuntu was just one software among many we need subtag for and they plan to support IANA subtag soon.
I want to you all for the time spend on my request.
I wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year.> Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 06:09:11 +0000> To: ietf-languages at> From: everson at> CC: > Subject: RE: Proposal for a subtag registration (fr-2004-ORTOGRAF or fr-ortograf> > At 20:41 -0500 2007-12-16, Mario Périard wrote:> > >>> ubuntu takes curently iso-639-1 and 639-2, it is written black on> >>>> white:> > >>>> >> >My comment about iso-639-1 and 2 was an answer > >to someone who pretend only iso-639-1 is valid > >for Ubuntu. It is a little bit out of topic.> > Your request stated:> > >A new variant subtag of the french (fr) is now > >necessary to facilitate the process of > >localization in the new spelling> > Since Ubuntu is clearly the primary vehicle for > this, Your Reviewer rules against the request at > this time.> > 1) the tag could not fulfil its purpose without > external change elsewhere; you should secure that > change first.> > 2) the tag is related to other closely linguistic > entities and we have not heard from the other > users.> > I'm rejecting the request because:> > 1) You should contact the people at > and explain that you have special localization > needs and that they need to take RFC 4646 into > account and permit its tags to be used;> > 2) You should get support from the other users of related Ortograf tags> > This is final. Come back when the pre-conditions > have been fulfilled. And you are welcome to > invite the Launchpad people to talk to us. It > does seem to me that they should support these > extended tags.> -- > Michael Everson *> _______________________________________________> Ietf-languages mailing list> Ietf-languages at>
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