Re: Variant subtag proposal: Høgnorsk variety of Norwegian

Michael Everson everson at
Sat Jan 2 11:46:10 CET 2010

On 2 Jan 2010, at 01:55, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> So, then I would like to hear your opinion about inserting a note
> explicitly forbidding to use 'nb' as a prefix of 'hognorsk', as doing
> so would be illogical and not intended. The rest - whether to use 'no'
> or 'gem' or whatever before 'hognorsk', would then be up to judgement
> and needs etc. And it would also in itself be telling that 'hognorsk'
> is not listed as forbidden after 'no'.

I would rather not. We aren't going to explicitly forbid en-hognorsk  
or zh-hognorsk or se-hogorsk or da-hognorsk either. And you can't  
"forbid", because taggers can write what they want.

Michael Everson *

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