Applying for a common Moroccan Amazigh subtag

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Jan 5 10:14:41 CET 2011

CE Whitehead scripsit:

> One quick question:  will codes such as standardized Amazigh that are
> related to collection codes ever be mapped to the related code?  That
> is, could a code such as [zgh] if it were registered ever be mapped to
> [ber] the way language codes are mapped to macro-languages in iso 639-3
> (for example [arb] is mapped to [ar])?  (Sorry to ask a dumb question.)

There are no formal mappings in any standard between collection codes and
either individual language codes or macrolanguage codes, nor should there be.

John Cowan      cowan at
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