Variant subtag proposal: Høgnorsk variety of Norwegian

John Cowan cowan at
Sat Jan 2 03:10:46 CET 2010

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> > Another issue: For example 'et' recently became recognized as a 
> > macrolanguage subtag with the meaning 'Estonian', previously having 
> > been a ordinary language subtag for Estonian.
> That's a request.  According to the ISO 639-3 Web site, the RA will 
> announce "after 15 January 2010" which requests have been approved and 
> which have been rejected.  We don't know yet whether the suite of 
> Estonian requests (there are three) will be approved, unless we have 
> inside information.

'ekk' and 'vro' were added as part of 5645.  I think you are thinking
of Latvian and Lithuanian.

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