Language Variant subtags for Sanskrit

Caoimhin O Donnaile caoimhin at
Wed Jul 14 17:19:51 CEST 2010

On Wed, 14 Jul 2010, Anthony Aristar wrote:

> Just a comment:  linguistically, Vedic Sanskrit is not so much a dialect 
> of Sanskrit, but the ancestor of all Sanskrit dialects.

It seems to be treated as a separate language by LinguistList:

which would imply that the thing to do might be to apply for
an ISO 639-3 code for it??


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