Language Variant subtags for Sanskrit

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at
Sun Jul 18 11:04:20 CEST 2010

On 2010/07/16 20:16, Michael Everson wrote:

> In this case, however, I think it is clear that Vedic Sanskrit would probably merit a three-letter code of its own. That would give a single code for Sanskrit, and one for Vedic Sanskrit.
> Then the question is, what is the relation between Epic Sanskrit, Classical Sanskrit, and Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit to "Sanskrit"?
> I think that Peter Scharf should take this on board and make a determination as to what he should ask ISO 639 for. Then if there is anything left over we should consider what should be done in the context of subtags.

Makes sense.    Regards,   Martin.

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