Last call: Latvian (and Bontok) extlang subtags

John Cowan cowan at
Mon Feb 8 07:39:40 CET 2010

Michael Everson scripsit:

> Oh, I really don't think we should discriminate in that way. Latvians  
> important, Bontocs not. No, no.

No, no.  "lv" a widely used tag, "bnc" not.  Not the same thing at all.
These two-part tags exist only for the sake of backward compatibility
with what's already in use, and "bnc" is not (to speak of) in use.

John Cowan   cowan at
I am he that buries his friends alive and drowns them and draws them
alive again from the water. I came from the end of a bag, but no bag
went over me.  I am the friend of bears and the guest of eagles. I am
Ringwinner and Luckwearer; and I am Barrel-rider.  --Bilbo to Smaug

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