Addition request: alsatian

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Jan 9 18:11:24 CET 2008

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of John Cowan

> > "en-US" and "en-CA" mean, roughly, English with specific features
> > generally thought to be characteristic of the United States and
> Canada,
> > respectively.  They do not imply that there is a significant
> dialectical
> > boundary between, say, Detroit and Windsor.
> Actually there is:  Detroit is part of the Northern Cities Chain Shift,
> and Windsor is not.

That doesn't change the validity of Doug's point: nobody should infer that specific detail from the existence of and real need for en-US as distinct from en-CA.


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