Doug Ewell doug at
Thu Sep 25 03:06:02 CEST 2008

David Starner <prosfilaes at gmail dot com> wrote:

> es-US is going to be very distinct from es-[ES], and it's likely to 
> matter for the listeners. The distinction between ar-SA versus ar-MA 
> is also likely to matter for listeners. If one is not familiar enough 
> to know whether a regional distinction applies, and one knows that the 
> users are going to be unhappy if it's not made in places where it 
> needs to be, I think it should be made.

"es" is never an incorrect way to tag Spanish, regardless of which 
variety of Spanish it is.  Same for any other language.

Doug Ewell  *  Thornton, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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