Registration request for new subtag

Michael Everson everson at
Fri Nov 15 22:41:57 CET 2013

On 14 Nov 2013, at 17:44, Peter Constable <petercon at> wrote:

> If there is low mutual intelligibility between the varieties, that raises the question as to whether they should, instead, be considered distinct, individual languages – in which case separate ISO 639-3 IDs would be more appropriate than a variant subtag.

I’m satisfied that “dialect” is appropriate. I also would not want Mats and his colleagues to have to wait for ISO 639-3 to process their request. 

Michael Everson *

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