Criteria for languages

Doug Ewell doug at
Thu Dec 10 05:50:35 CET 2009

I wrote:

> CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:
>> However, what confuses me is why are some languages made extension 
>> languages?

Apparently I misread CE's post as asking about the criteria for ISO 
639-3/RA to designate some languages as encompassed under a 
macrolanguage, not about the criteria for this list to assign extended 
language subtags to them.  If I got CE's intention wrong, I apologize.

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