Last call: Latvian (and Bontok) extlang subtags

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Mon Feb 8 09:26:15 CET 2010

Further, note that the *majority* of language codes that that are
encompassed by macrolanguage codes do NOT have any extlang subtag
in the LSR.

    /kent k

Den 2010-02-08 07.39, skrev "John Cowan" <cowan at>:

> 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.

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