Peter Constable petercon at
Thu Sep 25 02:20:24 CEST 2008

From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Randy Presuhn

> A large percentage of the traffic on this list seems to
> be a direct result of folks reading too much into the
> mnemonic value of subtags.


> Perhaps 4646-bis should encourage only non-mnemonic
> registrations, to avoid repeated waste of time.  But
> that would be a discussion for ltru at, not here,
> and it's really too late to be opening up that kind of
> discussion anyway.

Even if not spec'd in BCP 47, this kind of thing is also something that this list could adopt as informal policy -- assuming a consensus can be formed and maintained.


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