Request to register private-use variant subtags

Michael Everson everson at
Sat Apr 7 23:15:34 CEST 2012

On 7 Apr 2012, at 21:25, Gordon P. Hemsley wrote:

>> I don't see why we should encode subtags for testing purposes. For personal use OR for corporate use.
> Just so I'm clear: If it were up to you, there wouldn't be private-use subtags for language, region, or script, either?

I have nothing against private-use subtags. We have them in ISO 15924, a standard which I originated and edited. I don't see why we should ENCODE contentless subtags for testing purposes, which is what I believe you have proposed.

Michael Everson *

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