No consensus on en-GB-oed replacement?

Phillips, Addison addison at
Wed Apr 1 02:26:51 CEST 2015

There is the locale extension.

(Sent from my Fire HDX)

On March 31, 2015, at 5:21 PM, John Cowan <cowan at> wrote:

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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