Reminder: Ulster Scots

Doug Ewell doug at
Fri Apr 2 14:28:50 CEST 2010

Kent Karlsson <kent dot karlsson14 at comhem dot se> wrote:

>> I don't see a need for a two-week extension; I agree with Mark and 
>> Doug that the originally-proposed "ulster" does the job required.
> Still, the request needs to be amended as you accepted the suggestion 
> that the tag would be for the Ulster dialect (for which there now is 
> an "accepted norm" for the orthography).
> I would suggest:
>>Description: Ulster Scots orthography for Scots
> Description: Ulster dialect of Scots
>>This variant subtag is used to identify the Ulster Scots orthography.
> This variant subtag is used to identify the Ulster Scots dialect. For 
> written content, this dialect now has an accepted orthography 
> different from that used for other Scots dialects.
> (Or similar.)

I am in complete agreement with Kent here, if that is what the subtag is 
intended to denote.

> According to the requirements of section 3.5 of RFC 5646 this 
> amendment will require a one-week extension:

Also correct.

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