Proposal to remove Preferred-Value field for region YU in LTRU

Doug Ewell doug at
Sat Mar 7 17:13:09 CET 2009

CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:

> I thought that instead variant subtags were registered to identify 
> language varieties associated with ancient countries . . .

But this would probably not happen unless a need were established to tag 
usage of a particular language during a particular time frame in the 
past, specific to a particular "ancient" or historic country, such that 
a region subtag for a modern country would not be adequate.

Neither region subtags, nor variant subtags that represent regions, are 
for tracing the history of nations.

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

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