Variant subtag request: iso91995

Phillips, Addison addison at
Sat Sep 18 18:38:01 CEST 2010

Isocyrl95 is nine characters and thus illegal. Iscyrl95 is legal, tho'.

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N, IETF IRI WGs)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
> Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2010 8:32 AM
> To: ietflang IETF Languages Discussion
> Subject: Re: Variant subtag request: iso91995
> On 18 Sep 2010, at 16:08, Avram Lyon wrote:
> > In this case, we would have to do something like "isocyr95",
> since ISO 9 is specifically for all languages using Cyrillic
> scripts. This pattern would work well, I think, for the other ISO
> transliteration schemes. I do wish we could get the standard number
> into the subtag, but there's just not room.
> If it's to refer to a script, the four-letter code would be better:
> iscyrl95 or isocyrl95
> Michael Everson *
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