request for subtag for Elfdalian

Michael Everson everson at
Fri Nov 21 18:59:39 CET 2014

On 21 Nov 2014, at 00:30, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:

> B.t.w. I think "elvdalsk" would be a better subtag. "alvdal” gives the wrong connotation (there is no alv (elf), but there is "älv" (river), most closely phonetically in English would be elv. Ölvdalsk cannot be used since there is an ö there, and olvdalsk both sounds strange and may give the wrong connotation (olv-ulv, wolf).
> So, though it is a compromise, "elvdalsk" would be better than "alvdal".

I do not agree. The normal ASCII fallback for ä is a, not e. Elvdalsk is Danish and Nynorsk though.

Michael Everson *

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