Language subtag registration for acor1971

João Miguel Neves joao at
Mon Aug 22 01:48:14 CEST 2011

 1. Name of requester: João Miguel Neves
 2. E-mail address of requester: joao at
 3. Record Requested:

    Type: variant
    Subtag: acor1971
    Description: 1971's agreement on Portuguese ortography
    Prefix: pt
    Comments: Portuguese orthography as defined by an international
      agreement signed in 1971 and implemented from that year

 4. Intended meaning of the subtag:

This variant subtag is intended to apply to text that uses the Portuguese
orthography introduced in an international agreement between Brazil and
Portugal in 1971, implemented in Brazil by Law 5765 in 1971 (Lei n.º 5765,
de 18 de Dezembro de 1971) and in Portugal by Law Decree 32/73.

 5. Reference to published description
    of the language (book or article):

The changes for Portuguese Orthography can be found on Law Decree 32/73:

 6. Any other relevant information:

The resolution referenced above lays out the differences between the
previous orthography agreement from 1943 and the one denoted by the
current subtag.

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