Modification request: gsw (new Description)

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Thu Mar 20 18:13:01 CET 2008

[I'm not 100 % sure of the right procedure to integrate in the LSR
*changes*, not additions, of ISO 639. RFC 4646 is very clear for
addition/deletion but not for changes.]


1. Name of requester: Stéphane Bortzmeyer

2. E-mail address of requester: bortzmeyer+langtag at

3. Record Requested: 

   Type: language
   Subtag: gsw
   Description: Swiss German
   Description: Alemannic
   Description: Alsatian

4. Intended meaning of the subtag: Modification of an existing subtag,
to follow the addition of a description (alsatian) in ISO 639-2. See

5. Reference to published description
of the language (book or article):

6. Any other relevant information: 

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