Addition request: alsatian

Frank Ellermann nobody at
Fri Jan 4 02:11:42 CET 2008

Markus Scherer wrote:

>> there is no easy way in the registry to find a tag for alsatian.
>> You cannot stick a Description to a tag, only to a subtag 
>> (except for grandfathered tags). I do not think that "taggers"
>> will think of gsw-FR for alsatian.
> The Unicode Consortium encountered the same sort of problem for
> "encode this 'character' as that sequence of Unicode code points".
> A partial solution was to register names for some of those
> recommended sequences. Adding registration for select language
> tags, not just subtags, might help here as well.

Good idea.  But please not in 4646bis, adding the 639-3 languages
is enough fun for the "year of languages".


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