Addition request: alsatian

Doug Ewell dewell at
Tue Jan 8 16:05:20 CET 2008

Stéphane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic dot fr> wrote:

> IMHO, the description in the LSR is incomplete. It says:
> Type: language
> Subtag: gsw
> Description: Swiss German
> Description: Alemannic
> Why is only "swiss german" (itself a group of dialects) mentioned and 
> not alsatian or other dialects of alemannic? I do not know.

These Description fields were taken from the underlying ISO standard, 
just like all other Description fields for language, script, and region 
subtags.  Someone (such as Stéphane) could use this list to request 
registration of an additional Description (such as "Alsatian"), but this 
has not happened yet.

Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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