Resend of request for subtag for French variant 1606 / 1606nict another opti

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Wed Mar 21 16:15:14 CET 2007

Hi, Doug, I kind of do want to get this resolved
(I did not realize you had already submitted requests for both subtags, just 
for the one;
I'll check through my email to see if I see a copy of the forwarded request 
for the other;
the changes are minor in any case.)


--C. E. Whitehead
cewcathar at

>I've already submitted the information as you requested and as the group 
>agreed.  Are you proposing to change it now?  This would require a new 
>two-week review period.
>I thought the goal was to get this resolved.
>CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:
>>Note in the request below that someone has suggested 1606 as an alternant 
>>for the subtag name;
>>I thought it over; 1606nict may be a bit confusing;
>>but to try just 1606 does not mesh with the other subtag tagging the same 
>>kind of historical variation;
>>to1606 is English, not French or that might work.
>>I decided maybe 1606jn  (jn is for Jean Nicot)
>>if everyone is happy;
>>and I've made a minor change to the comment line too
>>(the other subtags (1606nict or simply 1606) would probably work fine 
>>though if either is still what most people prefer).
>I think "jn" is very obscure, and might imply that the tag should be 
>applied only to Nicot's works (which calls to mind Harald's point about 
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