Request of new variant subtag for kichwa (inside qu)

Peter Constable petercon at
Mon Jun 13 18:15:38 CEST 2011

I don't recall seeing a request for a new _language_ identifier / subtag.


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From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
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Subject: Re: Request of new variant subtag for kichwa (inside qu)

On 7 Jun 2011, at 16:49, Anthony Aristar wrote:

> A question... Since Unified Kichwa is not just an orthography but represents a unified grammar as well, isn't a language code more appropriate than a sub tag?

Evidently they applied for one and were rejected. So the subtag is for a "literary orthography". 

Michael Everson *

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