Occitan oddity

Mark Davis ☕ mark at macchiato.com
Fri Aug 6 04:13:42 CEST 2010

I didn't get an exact match against Occitan. When I looked at the registry,
it has the somewhat odd formulation:

Type: language
Subtag: oc
Description: Occitan (post 1500)
Added: 2005-10-16

Type: language
Subtag: pro
Description: Old Provençal (to 1500)
Description: Old Occitan (to 1500)
Added: 2005-10-16

Type: language
Subtag: frp
Description: Arpitan
Description: Francoprovençal
Added: 2009-07-29

There is no need to mark it as "(post 1500)", since there is no competing
"Occitan". The (post 1500) really belongs in a comment, or as an alternate
Description. After all, we don't mark "en" as "English (post 1500) even
though we have:

Type: language
Subtag: enm
Description: Middle English (1100-1500)
Added: 2005-10-16

I thought I'd float this out, before filling out a form.


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