Doug Ewell doug at
Sun Jul 11 05:20:06 CEST 2010

ISO 639-3/RA has approved the creation of a code element for Samogitian 
('sgs'), while rejecting the related requests to convert Lithuanian 
('lit', or as we say, 'lt') into a macrolanguage and create a new code 
element for Standard Lithuanian.

Below are a proposed record and registration form to add language subtag 
'sgs' to the Registry.  July 26 is two weeks from this Monday.


File-Date: 2010-07-26
Type: language
Subtag: sgs
Description: Samogitian
Added: 2010-07-26



1. Name of requester: Doug Ewell
2. E-mail address of requester: doug at
3. Record Requested:

   Type: language
   Subtag: sgs
   Description: Samogitian

4. Intended meaning of the subtag:

5. Reference to published description
   of the language (book or article):

6. Any other relevant information:

   This registration tracks a change made to ISO 639-3 effective
   2010-07-26, adding the code element 'sgs' for Samogitian.

   For more information on the ISO 639-3 change, refer to .

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA |
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