Last call: Latvian (and Bontok) extlang subtags

Doug Ewell doug at
Mon Feb 8 04:05:19 CET 2010

Leif Halvard Silli <xn dash dash mlform dash iua at xn dash dash mlform 
dash iua dot no> wrote:

> Technicality: I suppose the could be "promoted" to extlang status 
> later on, if evidence surfaced that showed that it falls into at least 
> one of the two categories you mentioned?

No.  See RFC 5646, Section 3.4, item 12.C.4:

"'Extlang' records MUST NOT be created for items already in the 
registry.  Extended language subtags will only be considered at the time 
of initial registration."

Doug Ewell  |  Thornton, Colorado, USA  |
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