Variant subtag proposal: Høgnorsk variety of Norwegian
Leif Halvard Silli
xn--mlform-iua at xn--mlform-iua.no
Sat Jan 2 02:16:44 CET 2010
John Cowan, Fri, 1 Jan 2010 19:27:00 -0500:
> Thorgeir Holm scripsit:
>> It is vital that 'no-hognorsk' be valid, the practical circumstances in
>> Norwegian language tagging being as chaotic as they are.
> In no case will "no-hognorsk" be invalid. The Prefix: field in a
> variant subtag is essentially a soapbox: if we put a (partial) tag in
> the field, we are saying that it is sensible to use this subtag with
> that partial tag. We are not saying even by implication that other
> combinations do not make sense, and in fact we have no way to do so
> (short of an explicit comment to that effect).
I suggest to have an explicit comment saying that 'hognorsk' should not
use 'nb' as prefix, as that would be a contradiction in terms.
leif halvard silli
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