BCP47 Appeals process

Peter Constable petercon at microsoft.com
Thu Sep 18 07:30:50 CEST 2008

From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Yury Tarasievich

> Anyway, if we are talking precedent, the French
> subtags are happily using "generic" "year-acad"
> subtags, as far as I know.

Not so; read the registry entry:

Type: variant
Subtag: 1694acad
Description: Early Modern French
Added: 2007-03-20
Prefix: fr
Comments: 17th century French, as catalogued in the "Dictionnaire de
  l'académie françoise", 4eme ed. 1694; frequently includes
  elements of Middle French, as this is a transitional period

This subtag is absolutely specific to French.


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