No consensus on en-GB-oed replacement?

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Apr 1 02:21:13 CEST 2015

Phillips, Addison scripsit:

> I don't think the grandfathered tag is "useless". But it is certainly
> less useful than a variant subtag, since it cannot be used generatively.

I would give that more weight if I thought there were any suitable
application of it except as a suffix to "en-GB".  It's true that
if you want to encode some further subtag, you cannot, but is there
any case for that?

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