Language Variant subtags for Sanskrit
cowan at ccil.org
Thu Jul 29 22:54:53 CEST 2010
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Kent Karlsson
<kent.karlsson14 at telia.com> wrote:
> This will turn into a problem if Vedic Sanskrit gets its own
> code in the ISO/IEC 639-3 registry. And as others have mentioned,
> that seems a likely prospect.
We've dealt with that before: we just deprecate the subtag in favor of
the new tag.
> /Kent K
> Den 2010-07-29 21.54, skrev "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>:
>> I approve the subtags and vaidika as amended below.
>> On 21 Jul 2010, at 22:54, Doug Ewell wrote:
>>> Michael has indicated that he would approve the variant subtags recently
>>> renamed 'vaidika', 'laukika', 'bauddha', and 'itihasa', although as a
>>> matter of BCP 47 protocol this can only happen at the end of the latest
>>> two-week extension, that is, on or after July 28.
>>> As I wrote on July 6, the Description field proposed by Peter Scharf for
>>> what we have been calling Vedic Sanskrit:
>>> Description: The most ancient dialect of Sanskrit used in verse and
>>> prose composed until about the 4th century B.C.E.
>>> is inappropriately long and encyclopedic for a Description, and I
>>> propose moving it to a Comments field and changing the Description to
>>> match the "intended meaning" in his registration form, thus:
>>> Type: variant
>>> Subtag: vaidika
>>> Description: Vedic Sanskrit
>>> Prefix: sa
>>> Comments: The most ancient dialect of Sanskrit used in verse and prose
>>> composed until about the 4th century B.C.E.
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
>> Ietf-languages mailing list
>> Ietf-languages at alvestrand.no
> Ietf-languages mailing list
> Ietf-languages at alvestrand.no
More information about the Ietf-languages