Addition request: alsatian
cowan at ccil.org
Tue Jan 8 12:57:28 CET 2008
Stephane Bortzmeyer scripsit:
> IMHO, the description in the LSR is incomplete. It says:
> Type: language
> Subtag: gsw
> Description: Swiss German
> Description: Alemannic
All descriptions are incomplete. The next level of description can be
found at http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=gsw , because
the gsw code is in ISO 639-3, and the encyclopedic resource for 639-3
is the Ethnologue.
> Why is only "swiss german" (itself a group of dialects) mentioned and
> not alsatian or other dialects of alemannic? I do not know.
The choice of the 639-2 and 639-3 Registration Authorities.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org ccil.org/~cowan
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