Variant tags for sl-rozaj: History and preliminaries Draft of message

Addison Phillips addison at
Fri Jun 15 20:00:09 CEST 2007

John Cowan wrote:
>> My gut feeling is that this is governed by the word "prefix": all of the 
>> subtags that make up the Prefix field for Subtag X must appear in the 
>> tag BEFORE Subtag X is added.  I can see how a language lawyer might 
>> argue this point, though.
> Yes.  Let's fix this bug in 4646bis.

The meaning of prefix really should be clear in the text. When John says 
"let's fix this bug", I presume he means that we should explicitly say 
that all prefix subtags must appear to the left of the variant in question.

To that, I can say: +1

Copying ltru, where this discussion should continue.


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

Internationalization is an architecture.
It is not a feature.

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