Applying for a Neo subtag

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Mon Mar 7 19:33:11 CET 2011

Den 2011-03-07 18:51, skrev "Phillips, Addison" <addison at>:

>> A variant subtag for "art" would be inappropriate. Neo not a variant of
>> "art",
>> and in addition "art" is a collection code. Neo should have a primary
>> language
>> subtag. A primary language subtag with 5-8 characters would work if the
>> request to add a three-character code for Neo to ISO 639-3 fails. (I guess
>> regarding Neo as a variant of Esperanto or Ido is not appropriate, despite
>> the
>> similarities.)
> A primary language subtag would be appropriate if and only if ISO 639 had
> already rejected assigning a code to Neo.

If you meant to write "A primary language subtag assigned by this group
would be appropriate...", then I agree. But a 3-letter code assigned by
ISO 639-3 RA would be a primary language subtag... But as written, your
sentence here is false...

    /Kent K

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