CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Tue Apr 29 01:40:33 CEST 2008

Is it your opinion that indicating any script subtag (we must use [zxx] if we are to tag these languages properly I understand; [zxx] now means a bit more; it can be used any case a language tag is not applicable) for programming languages would violate RFC 4646 insistence that tagging is primarily to indicate natural/human language???  Thus it's not o.k. in any way to indicate the script of programmatic languages?

Thanks for clarifying this.

--C. E. Whitehead
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Randy Presuhn randy_presuhn at Mon Apr 28 04:49:03 CEST 2008
> However, do keep in mind RFC 4646 section 2:

>    Language tags are used to help identify languages, whether spoken,
>   written, signed, or otherwise signaled, for the purpose of
>   communication.  This includes constructed and artificial languages,
>   but excludes languages not intended primarily for human
>   communication, such as programming languages.

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