Addition request: alsatian

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Thu Jan 10 20:40:07 CET 2008

Hi, I think that de-fr would be confusing.
I support Karen's request to change the description field. --C. E. Whiteheadcewcathar at
Michael Everson wrote:
> At 09:23 -0800 2008-01-10, Mark Davis wrote:

>>You need to describe what other variants of  >> Alemanic would be 
>>referenced by de-FR. If there aren't any, then >> de-FR is sufficient.
> We are tagging languages, not names of 
> languages. The fact that 
> some people call a language, dialect, or variant > by a different name 
> doesn't justify having a variant subtag.
??  We do give variant subtags to languages, dialects, and variants of both when appropriate.
But as I've said, I support a change to the description field, which Karen has just requested.
--C. E. Whitehead

 -- Mark 
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