Adding variant subtags 'aluku' and 'nduyka' and 'pamaka' for dialects

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Sun Aug 23 23:42:55 CEST 2009

Hi, I support what Doug says here; I think we can go ahead and register the variants without worrying about the exact description of the prefix subtag.


That can be resolved later without changes I hope.


 Doug Ewell doug at 
Sun Aug 23 21:18:34 CEST 2009 

> Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:

>> I would like to avoid having to process change forms for these three 
>> subtags again later. Isn't that reasonable?

> I'm not sure why we would have to change anything about the registration 
> forms for the variants if the ISO 639-3 name for the base language is 
> changed.  I've thought all along that "Prefix: djk" should be sufficient 
> to identify the language to which the variant applies, and that neither 
> the Description nor Comments fields absolutely needs to duplicate this 
> information:> . . .Yes this is my understanding too! Best, C. E. Whiteheadcewcathar at 

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