Bibliographic references for North Frisian dialects

Philip Newton philip.newton at
Sun Sep 19 06:44:38 CEST 2010

On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 1:54 AM, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:
> Björn's draft doesn't appear to include any outside references to the 12
> dialects and dialect groups, such as encyclopedic works or even Web sites.
> RFC 5646, Section 2.5 specifies a section of the registration form labeled
> "References to published description of the language (book or article)."  Is
> such a reference mandatory, or does it just improve the case for
> registration?  (I'm not trying to argue either way at the moment; I'm just
> trying to determine next steps.)

My understanding was that it "improves the case for registration", as
you say, but is (strictly speaking) optional.

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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