Descriptions for Volapük variants

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Jan 17 21:09:49 CET 2012

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> I think the '1931' subtags are MUCH less mnemonic, and doubt that the
> additional precision (if any) is really helpful for language tagging
> purposes. I would much rather see rigik/nulik or jleyer/dejong or
> schleyer/dejong.

I strongly agree, and think that schleyer/dejong are far and away the best
and clearest.

> All of that said, I know basically zero Volapük, so that should be
> factored into any decisions about consensus.

Hardly anyone does, though there is now a Vükiped at

Values of beeta will give rise to dom!          John Cowan
(5th/6th edition 'mv' said this if you tried
to rename '.' or '..' entries; see              cowan at

More information about the Ietf-languages mailing list