Request for new language tag variant.

Markus Scherer at
Wed Apr 1 23:35:25 CEST 2015

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele at>

>  (This be me message, no’ me ship nor me captain’s, nor any other in me
> crew.)
> Type: variant
> Subtag: pirate
> Description: Pirate variant of English
> Prefix: en (fr? es? Be there more? Me only knows o’ en for sure)
> Comments:  Pirate variant o' English. Pirates be an illiterate lot that
> often say “Arr.” Talk Like a Pirate Day be by th’ end ‘o summer in all
> seas.  Thar be many orthographies, pirates be no all ‘like.
> Thar be many “natter as a pirate” websites. I wants ‘n
> t' mystically know me language so I no have t' board every
> bloody galleon!


Funny as it is for April 1, Google has a little bit of support for that via and it would be kind of handy if we
could use a real language tag.

Is the registry restricted to "serious" tags?

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