Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c RESUBMISSION

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Jan 23 03:33:05 CET 2007

Ciar?n ? Duibh?n scripsit:

> Thanks, but I need to ask further: if "frx" is the hypothetical French
> macrolanguage, do you mean that "frx-1694" could co-exist with "fr-1694"

Yes, it could.

> In which case, why cannot "fr-1694" and "frm-1694" co-exist)?

Formally, it could, but the fundamental difference is that frx encompasses
fr, whereas frm and fr are officially independent (although it may be
hard to assign a language tag in particular cases).

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