New variant subtags for Serbian language

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Tue Nov 19 21:55:07 CET 2013

Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Nov 19 19:21:21 CET 2013

> . . . 
>> This is how Wikipedia classifies these.  So doing so might help those
>> who follow Wikipedia's scheme get search results.

> If you mean Wikipedia's internal language coding system (as opposed to
> the content of its articles), this is not relevant since that system
> does not use BCP 47.

No, I meant "who follow" the content of its articles/its linguistic classification scheme as defined in its articles, and not its internal coding scheme. That is I meant sites that currently tag linguistic that is in these languages/dialects as dialects of Serbo-Croatian.

Thus my purpose was to say that whether these have sh- as the macro-language, or whether one is considered a variant of Bosnian, should depend on how current internet content in these languages is classified/tagged.

That's all.


--C. E. Whitehead
cewcathar at

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